HANOI, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Tuesday, bringing its total confirmed cases to 1,094 with 35 deaths from the infectious disease, according to its Ministry of Health.
The 17 new cases have recently entered the country from Russia and were quarantined upon arrival, said the ministry.
As eight more patients were given all-clear, the total cured cases in the country has risen to 1,007 as of Tuesday, said the ministry.
Meanwhile nearly 15,900 people are being quarantined and monitored in the country, the ministry said.
Vietnam has gone through 27 straight days without any COVID-19 cases in the community, according to the ministry.