Out of the total, ninety-eight cases were detected in the community, and 163 others in concentrated quarantine facilities and 25 in areas under lockdown.
The new infections were reported in 28 out of 30 district, including Hoang Mai (34), Nam Tu Liem (22), Ba Dinh (21), Long Bien (21), Chuong My (17), Ha Dong (16), Quoc Oai (13), Dong Da (12), Thanh Tri (12), Hai Ba Trung (12), Gia Lam (11), Thanh Xuan (10), Dong Anh (9), Bac Tu Liem (9), Me Linh (9), Cau Giay (8), Soc Son (8), Thuong Tin (6), Thanh Oai (6), My Duc (4), Phu Xuyen (4), Thach That (3), Hoan Kiem, (1), Ung Hoa (1), Phuc Tho (1), Son Tay (1) and Tay Ho (1).
Among the community-acquired cases, sixty-two are "first-generation" contacts of confirmed coronavirus carriers; twenty seven are detected through community screening; eight are returnees from virus-hit localities; one is linked to the cluster in Nam Tu Liem's Phu Do ward.
Since the fourth wave of COVID-19 flared up in late April, Hanoi has recorded 8,012 coronavirus carriers, including 2,950 detected in the community and 5,062 in quarantine establishments or blockaded areas.
Local people are required to strictly abide by the 5K message and countermeasures set by the Ministry of Health so as to soon stamp out the pandemic.
Those showing symptoms of cough, sore throat, high body temperature, fatigue, reduction or loss of taste are required to contact with the nearest medical facility for COVID-19 testing to timely deter community transmission.
People could give their feedback about the pandemic prevention work via hotline number 1022, mobile apps like Zalo, Bluezone.