Vietnam Sees Hundreds of New COVID Cases, With Two Provinces Largely Locked Down — Radio Free Asia

Vietnam Sees Hundreds of New COVID Cases, With Two Provinces Largely Locked Down Vietnam’s northeastern provinces of Bac Giang and Bac Ninh now lead in new cases of COVID-19 infection in Vietnam since the fourth outbreak of the disease began on April 27, with both provinces under partial lockdown to control the spread, official sources say.

As of Wednesday, 605 cases have been reported in Bac Giang, with 353 cases reported in Bac Ninh.

The Ministry of Health has issued an urgent order to set up two field hospitals to treat the rising numbers of infected, with each hospital staffed by 500 health workers and holding 300 beds, with space prepared for a total of 500 beds each if needed.

Source: Vietnam Sees Hundreds of New COVID Cases, With Two Provinces Largely Locked Down — Radio Free Asia