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Vietnam-Coronavirus: New Coronavirus Infections Record in Vietnam
Hanoi (Reuters) - Vietnam announced Saturday a new Record of Infections at COVID-19, with 7,968 additional cases in one day, more than two-thirds have been recorded in Ho Chi Minh City.
According to the data from the Ministry of Health, the previous record of daily cases was 7.307.
After having managed to contain the virus for a large part of the pandemic, Vietnam faces a recrudescence of COVID-19, the commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City and the surrounding provinces representing most of the new cases.
The Ministry of Health announced on Friday that it would prolong the confinement of the city until August 1st and that it would impose stricter restriction measures in the capital, Hanoi, from Saturday.
These measures include obligations to isolate at home, a prohibition of gatherings of more than two people and the interruption of public transport.
Vietnam has so far recorded 90,934 coronavirus infections and at least 370 deaths.
(Report Khanh Vu, French Version Benjamin Mallet)
Covid-19 and Oxygen Shortage: Algerian Media Called to "Avoid Dramatization" .
© Copyright 2021, Obs The Algerian Audiovisual Authority (ARAV) urges the media to "avoid concentrating Excessively on negative news "in their coverage of the health crisis, at the moment when Algeria has a soaring CVIV-19 cases and a shortage of oxygen.