Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on Monday morning announced 154 coronavirus-related deaths, which were recorded in 10 provinces and cities from July 8 to 25.
Among the fatalities, 129 were recorded in Ho Chi Minh City from July 8 to 25, nine in Dong Thap from July 11 to 21, and seven in Long An between July 21 and 25.
Two deaths occurred in Can Tho between July 20 and 23, and another two cases were logged in Khanh Hoa on July 19.
Ninh Thuan, Bac Ninh, Tra Vinh, Kien Giang, and Dong Nai each reported one virus-related fatality on July 22 and 23.
The health ministry has confirmed 524 coronavirus-linked deaths since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit Vietnam on January 23, 2020.
Among the death toll, 489 were logged during the fourth and worst outbreak, which started on April 27.
Vietnam had documented 101,173 COVID-19 cases by Monday morning, with 19,342 having recovered.
Since the fourth COVID-19 wave began, 97,421 domestic cases have been registered in 62 out of its 63 provinces and cities.
By comparison, Vietnam confirmed 106 community cases in the first wave from January 23 to April 16, 2020, 554 in the second from July 25 to December 1, 2020, and 910 in the third from January 28 to March 25, 2021.