Vietnam has recorded 1,077 infections, with 999 recoveries and 35 fatalities. Most of the fatalities were elderly individuals with serious underlying health conditions.
16,000 people who have had close contact with a confirmed case or have recently arrived from a pandemic region are currently under quarantine.
According to worldometers.info, 33.5 million people around the world have been infected with the novel coronavirus, which has claimed 1 million lives. The US has been the hardest-hit, followed by India and Brazil.