VIETNAM TALLIES 6 COVID DEATHS, 652 CASES
Ten more coronavirus infections were confirmed by the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in the morning of August 4, putting the national tally at 652, the Vietnam news agency (VAN) reported.
The new patients, aged from 30 to 68, include seven in the central city of Da Nang and three in the neighboring province of Quang Nam and all of them are linked to the Da Nang Hospital hotspot. These brought the number of cases connected to the outbreak in Da Nang to 205.
The outbreak began with the detection of a 57-year-old male patient on July 25, ending the streak of 99 days of no community infections in Vietnam.
It has also resulted in six deaths, all of them with serious underlying health conditions.