Ho Chi Minh City remains one of Vietnam’s coronavirus hotspots, registering 20 new cases on June 9 afternoon, with most of them closely linked to the outbreak at the Revival Ekklesia Mission Vietnam, a Christian congregation in Go Vap district.
Elsewhere, 19 more cases were detected in Bac Giang, 12 in Bac Ninh, four in Hanoi, one in Lang Son and one at the K Cancer Hospital.
In its 06.00pm COVID-19 update, the MoH also announced three imported cases crossing into Tay Ninh province through Moc Bai International Bordergate between Vietnam and Cambodia.
The three Vietnamese citizens were placed in quarantine as soon as they crossed into Tay Ninh, and they t3ested positive during their stay in isolation, thus posing no risk to the community.
Earlier, the MoH announced 283 new cases at noon and 64 more cases in the morning, raising the country’s daily caseload to 407.
Vietnam has logged locally transmitted 6384 cases, including 20 deaths, in 39 cities and provinces nationwide since the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in late April.
Also on June 9, 87 more COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospital, taking to 3,636 the number of recoveries.