Vietnam recorded an additional 10,011 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours to 5pm on September 26, according to the Ministry of Health.
Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s current largest pandemic hotspot, reported the highest number of infections with 35,121 cases, followed by neighbouring Binh Duong province (3,332), Dong Nai (746) and Long An (171).
The country has to date logged 756,689 COVID-19 cases.
A total of 11,477 patients were given the all-clear on September 25, raising the number of recoveries to 527,926.
As many as 184 deaths related to the pandemic were announced on the day, raising the tally to 18.584.
On September 25, 787,838 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were injected, bringing the total so far to 38.367.246.
K1, Hung Vuong Hospital in HCM City, is a special sector where pregnant women who have severe and critical Covid-19 infections are treated.