Vietnam recorded 7,491 infections of COVID-19, including 11 imported cases, in 55 localities in the past 24 hours to 4pm on November 6, according to the Ministry of Health.
With 98.5 percent of people aged 18 and over having been vaccinated and 75 percent of adults fully vaccinated, many people mistakenly believe that HCM City has reached herd immunity.
After nearly three months of social distancing, the conditions to loosen anti-pandemic measures to some extent are being discussed so that localities, businesses and people can feel more comfortable.
Vaccinations must take place safely and effectively, particularly in remote disadvantaged areas where vaccination coverage remained modest, Deputy Health Minister Do Xuan Tuyen said yesterday.
The regulation that requires parents in Hanoi to provide documentation stating their children’s vaccination records for preschool entry from 2019-20 school year have caused a commotion.