Health ministry records 42,439 new coronavirus cases in Vietnam

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Health ministry records 42,439 new coronavirus cases in Vietnam

Doctors work at a COVID-19 treatment hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Hien / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health confirmed 42,439 new coronavirus infections throughout the country on Friday, together with 6,215 recovered patients and 80 virus-related mortalities.

The newest cases, including 12 imported and 42,427 domestic transmissions, were detected in all 63 provinces and cities, the health ministry said, clarifying that 31,028 contracted the virus in the community.

Hanoi logged 4,549 of the latest local cases, Vinh Phuc Province 2,158, Quang Ninh Province 2,018, Phu Tho Province 1,789, Nam Dinh Province 1,678, Thai Nguyen Province 1,652, Hoa Binh Province 1,567, Bac Ninh Province 1,556, Ninh Binh Province 1,540, Hai Phong City 1,504, Bac Giang Province 1,443, Nghe An Province 1,339, Lao Cai Province 1,310, Hai Duong Province 1,302, Lang Son Province 1,175, Binh Dinh Province 1,109, Da Nang 732, Ho Chi Minh City 715, Quang Nam Province 607, Khanh Hoa Province 525, Lam Dong Province 365, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 292, Binh Duong Province 289, Thua Thien-Hue Province 262, Binh Thuan Province 97, and Can Tho City 27.

Vietnam had found 36,190 domestically-transmitted infections on Thursday.

The Southeast Asian country has documented 2,678,241 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave broke out on April 27, 2021. Almost 2.26 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.

Ho Chi Minh City leads the case count with 518,295 patients, followed by Binh Duong Province with 293,645, Hanoi with 188,575, Dong Nai Province with 100,410, Tay Ninh Province with 88,938, Ca Mau Province 58,160, Binh Phuoc Province 50,078, Hai Phong City 48,710, Dong Thap Province with 47,751, Da Nang with 47,377, Vinh Long Province 44,981, Can Tho City with 44,642, Long An Province with 41,924, An Giang Province with 35,741, Tien Giang Province with 35,429, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province with 33,609, and Binh Thuan Province with 30,406.

Vietnam reported merely 1,570 locally-transmitted infections in total in the previous three waves.

The health ministry recorded 6,215 recoveries on Friday, lifting the national count to 2,261,180.

The toll has increased to 39,358, with 80 pathogen-linked deaths added today.

Vietnam has registered 2,685,463 patients in total, including 200 imported and community-based Omicron infections, since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.

Healthcare workers have administered over 190 million vaccine doses, including 1,867,419 shots on Thursday, since vaccination was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.

More than 173 million doses have been given to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 70,853,682 first shots, 67,217,008 second doses, 13,167,375 additional primary jabs, and 22,244,484 boosters.

Above 16.7 million shots have been injected into children aged 12-17, including 8,599,830 first doses and 8,133,415 second jabs.

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