Fifty-three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Saturday evening, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Vietnam to 2,195, the Ministry of Health announced.
The new cases include 49 domestic infections and four imported cases.
Of the 49 domestic cases, two are in HCM City whereas the other 47 are in Hai Duong Province.
All of the 49 new patients had previously been quarantined.
The four imported cases, including an eight-year-old girl, were quarantined upon arrival in Vietnam and are being treated at the Cu Chi Hospital in HCM City.
This article was originally published in VNS