On May 5, the province recorded two infections.

All of the new patients are under treatment at the Bac Ninh general hospital.

Taking samples for COVID-19 testing in Bac Ninh province (Photo: moh.gov.vn)

Located in Hanoi’s outlying district of Dong Anh, the hospital was the frontline facility in the COVID-19 fight. On May 4, a doctor of the hospital was confirmed positive for the coronavirus.

On the May 6, the central city of Da Nang confirmed a new case, who is a staff of the New Phuong Dong nightclub. The apartment where the patient lives has been blocked.

On May 4, a staff of the nightclub was confirmed positive for the virus.

Also on May 6, the health sector in the neighboring province of Quang Ngai announced a new case in Quang Ngai city’s Tinh Ky commune linked with a pandemic outbreak at the New Phuong Dong nightclub.

Following the detection, local authorities immediately ordered the temporary closure of schools in the commune and a ban on entry of vessels to the area in a bid to curb the spread of the disease.

Source: VNA