Vietnam’s Ministry of Health documented 51,924 additional COVID-19 infections across the nation on Monday, along with 22,400 recoveries and 17 virus-linked deaths.
The newest cases, including three imported infections, were found in 61 provinces and cities, the health ministry said in a daily update.
Thanh Hoa logged 28,959 of the latest local cases, including 28,740 added from previous days; Hanoi 2,011; Nghe An Province 1,470; Bac Giang Province 1,053; Quang Ninh Province 911; Vinh Phuc Province 765; Ha Giang Province 664; Ho Chi Minh City 584; Quang Binh Province 504; Lam Dong Province 375; Binh Dinh Province 259; Quang Nam Province 241; Binh Phuoc Province 214; Tay Ninh Province 179; Da Nang 171; Binh Duong Province 117; Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 101; Hai Phong City 93; and Can Tho City 23.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 28,307 infections on Sunday.
Vietnam has reported 10,242,413 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave broke out on April 27, 2021. Over 8.55 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.
Hanoi tops the case count with 1,524,475 patients, followed by Ho Chi Minh City with 602,470, Nghe An Province 416,641, Binh Duong Province with 381,716, Hai Duong Province 353,721, Bac Ninh Province 334,576, Ca Mau Province 148,290, Tay Ninh Province with 134,881, Hai Phong City 118,475, Binh Phuoc Province 115,553, Dong Nai Province with 106,510, Da Nang with 98,874, and Can Tho City with 49,315.
Vietnam registered only 1,570 locally-transmitted infections in total in the previous three waves.
The health ministry recorded 22,400 recovered patients on Monday, elevating the national count to 8,554,923.
The toll has increased to 42,830, with 17 pathogen-related fatalities added today.
Vietnam has announced 10,250,160 cases in total since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.
Health workers have given more than 208.5 million vaccine doses, including 38,370 shots on Sunday, since inoculation was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.
Above 191.3 million doses have been administered to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 71,382,794 first shots, 68,489,633 second doses, 15,009,715 additional primary jabs, and 34,947,989 boosters.
A combined 17,228,016 shots have been injected into children aged 12-17, including 8,823,032 first doses and 8,404,984 second jabs.