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Development of Covid-19 in Vietnam in the past two weeks

The Covid-19 epidemic has developed in a complicated manner in Vietnam in recent days, particularly in the country’s largest epidemic center - Ho Chi Minh City.

According to statistics of the Ministry of Health, by July 25, Vietnam had recorded a total of 96,287 locally transmitted cases, including 61,192 cases in Ho Chi Minh City.

Thanks to the great efforts of health workers, the number of Covid-19 patients who have recovered and been discharged from hospital is on the rise.

Vietnam is accelerating vaccination against Covid-19, aiming to create herd immunity by the end of 2021 and early 2022. By July 25, 4,613,491 people were vaccinated, including 4,223,628 people with the first shot and 389,863 people with the second shot.

Below are statistics on the number of new Covid-19 cases, recovered patients, and vaccinated people in the last 15 days (July 10 to July 24).

The number of new Covid-19 cases in Vietnam on July 10-24:


The number of new Covid-19 cases in HCM City on July 10-24:




The number of recovered patients in Vietnam on July 10-24:



The number of recovered patients in HCM City on July 10-24:


The number of people vaccinated on July 10-24:



Nguyen Lien

Tell the people the truth

Tell the people the truth

What the Government reported to the National Assembly on July 22 about the Covid-19 epidemic and access to vaccines was very straightforward.

Lessons from Ho Chi Minh City amid the Covid-19 outbreak

Lessons from Ho Chi Minh City amid the Covid-19 outbreak

Vietnam’s history before the Doi Moi (renovation) period has proven that many experiments and reforms appeared from the grassroots, and now, during the Covid-19 epidemic, experiments and reforms have begun from Ho Chi Minh City.


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Vietnam contributes to International Law Commission

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