dads

Former epicenter Bac Giang nearly Covid free

Created 08 August 2021
  • PDF
Editor Choice
dads
Share
(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)

Bac Giang, Vietnam's biggest coronavirus hotspot last May, has seen 99.9 percent of its Covid-19 patients recover.

Former epicenter Bac Giang nearly Covid free

The northern province's Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control said 5,775 coronavirus cases in Bac Giang have recovered and been discharged as of Aug. 7, leaving only eight active cases at Bac Giang General Hospital.

The active cases are mostly mild and asymptomatic, the committee said.

Bac Giang has gone nearly a month without recording a Covid-19 community transmission. It has administered around 322,577 Covid-19 vaccine shots, accounting for around 17.9 percent of its population.

All industrial parks and businesses in the province are now operational, with 146,912 workers employed by 369 businesses and at six industrial parks.

Bac Giang was the nation's biggest coronavirus hotspot in the fourth coronavirus wave that struck Vietnam in late April, before the spot was claimed by Ho Chi Minh City on July 4.

Vietnam has now recorded 196,755 local Covid-19 cases in the fourth wave, with HCMC recording 117,906.

 

Source: VNE

Maybe You Also Interesting :

» Hydropower plants worsen central Vietnam flooding

A hydropower plant in Phu Yen opened its floodgates and released 4,000 to 9,000 cubic meters of water Tuesday, worsening floods in several areas.

» Hydropower plants open floodgates, contribute to central Vietnam floods

A downstream hydropower plant in Phu Yen discharged up to 9,000 m3/s for hours this week, worsening floods that has left at least four dead in the central...

» Hanoi launches first electric bus line

Hanoi launches its first electric bus line on Thursday, which would be integrated with other bus lines at the capital.