Vietnam reported no new Covid-19 cases on the morning of May 2, marking 12 hours without community transmission, according to the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.
As of 6am, May 2, 2021, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases remained at 1,587, of whom 927 were new cases detected between January 27 and May 2, 2021.
Localities around the country are tightening pandemic prevention measures. Photo: Kinh te & Do thi
More than 40,563 people are being quarantined across the country, with 541 at hospitals, 23,125 at designated facilities and 16,897 at their accommodations.
According to statistic from Medical Service Administration (Ministry of Health), among the cases of Covid-19 under treatment, the number of cases tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 virus was 72.
Another 1,580 people were injected with COVID-19 vaccine on May 1 throughout seven provinces and cities, including Hanoi, HCMC, Bac Ninh, Ba Ria Vung Tau, Gia Lai, Quang Ninh and Hai Duong.
As of 4pm on May 1, the country has carried out Covid-19 vaccination (two shots) for 511,435 people who are health care workers treating COVID patients, front line workers in the Covid-19 pandemic fight, soldiers and police officers, among others.
After locally-infected cases were detected in late April, localities around the country are tightening pandemic prevention measures.