Patient 575 is an 82-year-old woman, residing in Da Nang city’s Thanh Khe district. She contracted meningitis before being infected with coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and died at the medical centre of Hoa Vang district. This is the 24th COVID-19-related death since the pandemic broke out in Vietnam.
As of Sunday morning, Vietnam had reported 951 COVID-19 cases, including 334 imported ones and 617 community infections, of which 477 cases related to the Da Nang city outbreak since July 25.
The total number of patients to be given the all-clear now stands at 447, or 47 percent, with 35 of those connected to the central city.
As many as 107,642 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined at hospitals and state-designated establishments or at their homes.