Vietnam’s Ministry of Health announced 122,480 additional COVID-19 patients across the country on Monday, along with 27,039 hospital discharges and 108 virus-related deaths.
The newest cases, including nine imported and 122,471 domestic transmissions, were logged in 61 provinces and cities, the health ministry said in a daily report.
Quang Ninh Province reported 37,200 of the latest local cases, including 28,095 added from previous days; Hanoi 12,850; Nghe An Province 3,958; Bac Ninh Province 3,572; Hung Yen Province 3,309; Lao Cai Province 3,233; Nam Dinh Province 2,921; Phu Tho Province 2,887; Vinh Phuc Province 2,852; Hoa Binh Province 2,493; Lang Son Province 2,439; Hai Duong Province 2,337; Hai Phong City 2,216; Ha Giang Province 2,080; Bac Giang Province 1,986; Ho Chi Minh City 1,790; Binh Phuoc Province 1,232; Da Nang 1,128; Khanh Hoa Province 1,117; Lam Dong Province 708; Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 589; Quang Nam Province 437; Binh Duong Province 393; Thua Thien-Hue Province 212; and Can Tho City 39.
Vietnam had recorded 101,804 locally-transmitted infections on Sunday.
The country has confirmed 3,436,124 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave broke out on April 27, 2021. Above 2.43 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.
Ho Chi Minh City has been the largest epicenter with 534,093 patients, followed by Binh Duong Province with 297,448, Hanoi with 272,152, Dong Nai Province with 101,236, Tay Ninh Province with 90,425, Bac Ninh Province 78,657, Hai Phong City 67,448, Ca Mau Province 62,222, Binh Phuoc Province 57,510, Da Nang with 56,639, Nghe An Province 55,387, Hai Duong Province 53,625, and Can Tho City with 45,045.
Vietnam registered only 1,570 locally-transmitted infections in total in the previous three waves.
Hospitals discharged 27,039 patients on Monday, lifting the national count to 2,438,951.
The toll has surged to 40,252, with 108 pathogen-associated mortalities added today.
Vietnam has detected 3,443,485 patients in total since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.
Health workers have given more than 193.6 million vaccine doses, including 203,673 shots on Sunday, since inoculation was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.
Over 176.8 million doses have been administered to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 70,859,922 first shots, 67,220,140 second doses, 13,714,859 additional primary jabs, and 23,628,334 boosters.
A total of 16.759.617 shots have been injected into children aged 12-17, including 8,622,104 first doses and 8,137,513 second jabs.