Zero active cases of COVID-19 logged in Da Nang on Oct. 15

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
October 15, 2021, 17:58 [GMT+7]

Da Nang had no active cases of COVID-19 on Friday, October 15, setting it on course to eliminate the this highly contagious disease.

Also on the same day, a combined total of 69,250 local residents across the city had their nasal swab samples taken for COVID-19 testing, 67, 223 of whom tested for the virus via the RT-PCR technique whilst the rest were subject to the rapid antigen testing.

Today, Da Nang received 82 returnees from other pandemic-struck localities nationwide, all of whom were put under mandatory quarantine in line with the regulations.

Currently, 121 returnees are undergoing mandatory quarantine at the local authorities- designated centralised facilities whilst 503 others are self-quarantining at home.

A combined total of 392 people are now subject to compulsory quarantine in 15 centralised facilities.

Till date, all of the total 56 communes and wards citywide have been labelled as ‘green zones’ where neither community-acquired cases nor locked-down sites have been logged over the past 14 days.

Up to now, 954,167 out of the already received 1,007,856 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to Da Nang residents. In detail, 835,014 people have received the first dose whilst 121,082 people have got the second shot. 

Since July 10 when the current COVID-19 wave started in Da Nang, the municipal caseload tally has stayed at 4,682.

Reporting by PHAN CHUNG - Translating by A. THU