Nine new locally transmitted cases of COVID-19 have been detected, eight in Da Nang and one in Ha Noi.
Taking samples for testing COVID-19 (Photo: VNA)
The latest information was released early July 30 morning by the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
The national total number of cases now stands at 459.
Included in the latest batch of new patients is a 76-year-old man who lives in Ha Noi.
Before testing positive, he had spent three weeks in Da Nang where he went for a health check-up at C Da Nang Hospital, complaining of a fast heartbeat.
Among the eight other new cases in Da Nang, one is a 36-year-old woman who works as a nurse at Da Nang Hospital.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has ordered the ban on all crowd gathering, festivals and the closure of bars and nightclubs, taking effect from midnight July 29.