A health worker takes a sample for SARS-CoV-2 testing (Photo: VNA)

The figure includes 691 locally-transmitted cases, with 551 related to the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang since July 25.

A total of 910 patients have been given the all-clear. There have been 35 fatalities so far.

Among the active patients, 16 have tested negative for the novel coronavirus once, 17 twice, and 21 three times.

As many as 36,299 people having close contact with those infected with the virus or coming from pandemic-hit regions are under quarantine nationwide./.

CPV (Source: VNA)