Ho Chi Minh: As China continues to battle the deadly coronavirus, many people are coming forward to extend a helping hand to those in need. Now, young people in southern Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City are winning hearts after they organised a blood donation camp on Sunday to address the blood shortages faced by hospitals amid the outbreak. Also Read - Coronavirus Outbreak: Two More Indians on Japanese Cruise Ship Test Positive With COVID-19
A lot of myths and misconceptions circulating around the virus have discouraged the people from participating in blood donation camps, but not them. Also Read - Coronavirus Outbreak: Phased Release of All Wuhan-return Indians at ITBP Quarantine to Begin on Monday
The toll due to novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has gone up to 1,665 in China, with the total number of registered cases standing at 68,500 according to the country’s National Health Commission.
Hubei Province, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, reported 2,420 new confirmed cases and 139 new deaths till Friday.