Taking sample for COVID-19 testing (Source: VNA)

Among all the cases, 691 are domestically infected cases, including 551 recorded since the new outbreak began on July 25.

As many as 999 COVID-19 patients have been given the all clear. The death toll remains at 35, mostly elderly people with serious underlying health conditions.

Among patients under treatment, there is no longer any critical case, while four have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, five twice and 13 thrice.

Currently, there are 18,000 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions under quarantine./.

CPV (Source: VNA)