Vietnam reported a total of 9,889 new COVID-19 infections and 76 COVID-related deaths on Sunday.
Authorities impose lockdown on Vu Huu Loi Street in Hanoi after several cases of COVID-19 cases were detected in the area. VNA/VNS Photo
The country’s total caseload now stands at 1,094,514, of which 1,089,411 are the result of the fourth wave of infections that swept the country since late April.
HCM City recorded the highest daily case count with 1,265, followed by Binh Duong with 683 cases and Dong Nai with 604 cases.
Authorities in Hanoi reported 216 new cases.
The rest of the new cases are in Ba Ria – Vung Tau (541), Dong Thap (508), Binh Thuan (493), Tay Ninh (410), Soc Trang (399), Kien Giang (361), Bac Lieu (356), Can Tho (341), Ca Mau (330), Vinh Long (311), Tra Vinh (260), An Giang (242), Ben Tre (220), Hau Giang (193), Khanh Hoa (170), Binh Phuoc (155), Quang Nam (143), Tien Giang (143), Binh Dinh (123), Ha Giang (121), Thua Thien Hue (119), Bac Ninh (116), Vinh Phuc (101), Long An (93), Lam Dong (85), Nghe An (83), Nam Dinh (68), Bac Giang (68), Thai Binh (53), Quang Ngai (47), Phu Tho (42), Quang Binh (42), Ninh Thuan (38), Da Nang (37), Hai Duong (35), Thanh Hoa (35), Dak Nong (32), Ha Tinh (31), Tuyen Quang (29), Ha Nam (24), Dien Bien (17), Quang Ninh (17), Quang Tri (14), Gia Lai (13), Ninh Binh (12), Cao Bang (9), hung Yen (9), Lang Son (8 ), Phu Yen (8 ), Hoa Binh (4), Thai Nguyen (2), Hai Phong (2) and Yen Bai (1).
Among today's new cases, seven were imported and 9,882 were local transmissions. A total of 5,361 infections were detected in the community.
There have been 23,761 COVID-related fatalities in Việt Nam to date, or 2.2 per cent of total cases.
There are two provinces reporting no new cases in the past 14 days – Yen Bai and Bac Kan.
According to the Ministry of Health’s report, 4,971 patients nationwide are in a serious condition, with 458 requiring invasive ventilation and eight on life support (ECMO).
A further 5,163 patients were given the all-clear on Sunday, taking the total number of recoveries to 905,500.
More than 107 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have now been administered in Vietnam, with over 41 million people fully inoculated.
According to the Ministry of Health’s report, Vietnam has put the epidemic under its control nationwide.