The death rate, which has fallen but remains high, has been attributed to the exhaustion of medical workers, ineffective management of Covid cases, and poor facilities.
As many as 94 COVID-19 patients in Ho Chi Minh City died on December 6, the highest figure recorded in the city over two months, according to the municipal Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Three people who died after taking the Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccine earlier this week had suffered an adverse allergic reaction, health officials have ruled.
The Ministry of Health on July 19 announced an additional 80 COVID-19 fatalities recorded in six localities from July 9 to 19.
Vietnam as of July 10 had reported 26,608 Covid-19 infection cases and 110 deaths.
Seven more COVID-19 patients have died in Vietnam during the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported on July 11.