Vietnam records lowest number of daily COVID-19 infections in a month

Vietnam recorded 8,681 new COVID-19 infections, including 13 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 17:00 on September 20, the Ministry of Health announced.

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A man has sample taken for COVID-19 testing in Viet Hung ward in Hanoi's Long Bien district. 

The number of domestic cases was 8,668, down 1,357 infections as compared to the previous day. It also marked the lowest number of daily infections over the past month.

Ho Chi Minh City, which is the country’s current largest pandemic hotspot, reported the highest number of infections with 5,171 cases. It was followed by neighbouring Binh Duong province (1,410), Dong Nai (869) and Long An (268).

The remainders were detected in Tien Giang (211), Kien Giang (175), Dak Lak (113), An Giang (100), Can Tho (48), Quang Binh (35), Tay Ninh (32), Binh Thuan (28), Dak Nong (27), Binh Dinh (23), Khanh Hoa (19), Dong Thap (19), Quang Ngai (16), Phu Yen (15), Hau Giang (10), Ca Mau (10), Hanoi (9), Ninh Thuan (9), Bac Lieu (8), Ba Ria - Vung Tau (7), Binh Phuoc (5), Thua Thien Hue (5), Soc Trang (5), Vinh Long (4), Ha Nam (3), Da Nang (3), Quang Nam (3), Thanh Hoa (2), Tra Vinh (1), Lam Dong (1), Ben Tre (1), Quang Tri (1), Gia Lai (1) and Bac Ninh (1).

The country has to date logged 695,744 COVID-19 cases, ranking 47th out of 222 countries and territories worldwide in terms of infections per one million people.

 

A total of 6,821 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on September 20, raising the total number of recoveries to 464,326.

The death toll rose to 17,305 after an additional 215 deaths were announced on the same day.

On September 19, as many as 432,575 doses of vaccines were administered. A total of 34,553,590 doses of vaccines have been given to people so far, including 27,913,529 first shots and 6,640,061 second jabs./.

Source: VNA

 
 

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