Vietnam has experienced almost a month without new coronavirus cases in the community, keeping the tally at 288. Ministry of Health confirmed today evening.
Of the total infections, 148 Covid-19 patients are from abroad.
The number of Covid-19 patients who have recovered hit 252 as of 6pm May 13, accounting for 88% of the case count, statistics by the Ministry of Health showed.
Three Brazilians living in the southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, who linked to a bar in district 2 were declared to be cured of the virus on Tuesday.
So far, Vietnam has conducted more than 261,000 tests, taking the lead globally in the number of coronavirus tests per confirmed case at 906.
As of May 13, more than 11,000 people are under quarantine across the country, including about 300 at hospitals, more than 6,400 at concentrated centers, and about 5,000 at home and lodging facilities.
Thanks for the initial results in the fight against the pandemic, Vietnam has reopened non-essential services and religious practices.