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Vietnam records 7,646 new coronavirus cases, including 1,009 in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam records 7,646 new coronavirus cases, including 1,009 in Ho Chi Minh City

Sunday, November 07, 2021, 19:37 GMT+7
Vietnam records 7,646 new coronavirus cases, including 1,009 in Ho Chi Minh City
Students sit outside a classroom at a high school in Ho Chi Minh City after getting a COVID-19 vaccine injection. Photo: Duyen Phan / Tuoi Tre

The Ministry of Health reported 7,646 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, in addition to 1,301 recoveries and 61 fatalities.

The latest cases, including 15 imported and 7,631 local transmissions, were recorded in 56 provinces and cities, the ministry said, adding that 3,332 patients were infected in the community.

Ho Chi Minh City documented 1,009 of the domestically-transmitted infections, Dong Nai Province 997, Binh Duong Province 826, An Giang Province 427, Kien Giang Province 398, Tay Ninh Province 393, Bac Lieu Province 298, Dong Thap Province 289, Binh Thuan Province 279, Soc Trang Province 238, Can Tho City 210, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 150, Hanoi 72, Khanh Hoa Province 60, Da Nang 18, and Quang Nam eight.  

Vietnam had detected 7,480 locally-infected patients on Saturday.

The country has confirmed 963,757 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave emerged on April 27, 837,585 of them having recovered from the respiratory disease.

Ho Chi Minh City is the largest hotbed with 438,624 patients, followed by Binh Duong Province with 238,905, Dong Nai Province with 72,173, Long An Province with 35,688, Tien Giang Province with 18,104, An Giang Province with 13,422, Tay Ninh Province with 12,656, Kien Giang Province with 12,090, Dong Thap Province with 10,788, Khanh Hoa Province with 9,256, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province with 5,368, Hanoi with 5,203, and Da Nang with 5,048.

Vietnam detected only 1,570 locally-transmitted infections in total in the previous three waves.

The health ministry announced 1,301 recovered patients on Sunday, lifting the total to 840,402.

The toll has increased to 22,531 deaths after the ministry registered 61 fatalities on the same day, including 31 in Ho Chi Minh City, seven in Bac Lieu Province, and five in Binh Duong Province.

Vietnam has logged 968,684 infections since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit it early last year.

Health workers have administered nearly 90 million vaccine doses, including 1,214,737 shots on Saturday, since inoculation was rolled out on March 8.

More than 28.7 million people have got two doses.

Health authorities target to inoculate at least two-thirds of a population of nearly 98 million people against COVID-19 by the first quarter of next year.

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Viet Toan / Tuoi Tre News


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