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Vietnam Red Cross: COVID-19 Response Weekly update #10 (14 August 2020)

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911 cases

425 recovered

21 deaths

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on August 12 that the next 10 days would be critical in the country's fight against a new coronavirus outbreak, which resurfaced late last month after three months of no domestic cases.

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHT

• The latest local cases have been reported from Da Nang, Hai Duong, Quang Nam, and Quang Tri, which makes up total of 39 provinces/cities having cases of Covid-19

• Da Nang city authorities have extended social distancing measures for another two weeks from August 11.

• Authorities in Hai Duong city have imposed a lockdown since August 14 after new cases were detected there since August 7.

VNRC RESPONSE

• 10,000 face masks were handed to medical personals in Public Security forces by President Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu

• 21,639 people participated in communication events

• 155,000 medical masks/200 face shields

• 720 soaps and hand sanitizers

• 23 news, articles published