The Vietnamese Ministry of Health said today, Saturday, that up to 800,000 visitors have left Danang, the epicenter of the new Corona virus outbreak in Vietnam, to other parts of the country since July 1.
Last week, Vietnam recorded the first local cases of Covid-19 disease in more than three months in Danang, an important tourist destination.
The total number of cases in the country rose to 586, and most of the new cases are related to three hospitals in Danang.
The ministry announced, in a statement, that more than 41,000 people have visited the three hospitals since July 1.
Vietnam also announced the first two deaths from the disease on Friday, and the death toll rose to three today, Saturday.