Ho Chi Minh City remained the country’s biggest pandemic hot spot with 4,516 cases while Binh Duong province registered 2,358 cases and Hanoi, 39.

Taking samples for COVID-19 testing in Hanoi

The national total cases have now amounted to 275,044 and the death toll, 5,774.

Also on August 15, 5,519 patients were given all-clear, bringing the number of total recoveries to 99,730.

Source: VNA