Vietnam’s Ministry of Health announced 176,150 coronavirus patients across the country on Thursday, together with 33,740 recoveries and 95 virus-linked mortalities.
The newest cases, including 10 imported and 176,140 domestic transmissions, were detected in 62 provinces and cities, the health ministry said in a daily report.
Hai Duong and Thai Binh Provinces reported 61,851 of the latest local cases, including 57,369 found on previous days; Hanoi 18,661; Nghe An Province 6,152; Bac Ninh Province 5,648; Quang Ninh Province 3,956; Nam Dinh Province 3,801; Hung Yen Province 3,497; Phu Tho Province 3,168; Ho Chi Minh City 3,126; Bac Giang Province 2,673; Hai Phong City 2,581; Binh Duong Province 2,282; Khanh Hoa Province 1,977; Cao Bang Province 1,838; Da Nang 1,465; Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 1,321; Gia Lai Province 1,002; Lam Dong Province 983; and Can Tho City 147.
Vietnam had logged 151,831 locally-transmitted infections on Wednesday.
The country has registered 3,878,220 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave broke out on April 27, 2021. Above 2.54 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.
Ho Chi Minh City leads the caseload with 541,987 patients, followed by Hanoi with 319,250, Binh Duong Province with 301,609, Dong Nai Province with 101,825, Bac Ninh Province 92,936, Tay Ninh Province with 92,075, Hai Duong Province 90,018, Hai Phong City 74,848, Nghe An Province 69,732, Ca Mau Province 66,413, Binh Phuoc Province 62,448, Da Nang with 60,949, and Can Tho City with 45,502.
Vietnam confirmed only 1,570 locally-transmitted infections in total in the previous three waves.
The health ministry announced 33,740 recovered patients on Thursday, bringing the national count to 2,550,525.
The toll has jumped to 40,547, with 95 pathogen-related fatalities added today.
Vietnam has documented 3,885,631 patients in total since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.
Health workers have administered over 195.6 million vaccine doses, including 376,284 shots on Wednesday, since inoculation was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.
Above 178.8 million doses have been given to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 70,780,325 first shots, 67,485,548 second doses, 14,055,038 additional primary jabs, and 25,106,127 boosters.
A total of 16,801,088 shots have been injected into children aged 12-17, including 8,635,842 first doses and 8,165,246 second jabs.