A student gets a COVID-19 vaccine in Nghệ An Province on Saturday. The provincial Department of Education and Training in coordination with the Department of Health organised vaccination for high school students from November 27 to 30. VNA/VNS Photo
HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health announced 13,063 new cases of COVID-19 in Việt Nam on Saturday.
A further 148 deaths were also recorded across the country. Việt Nam so far has reported 24,692 COVID-related deaths.
Among the new cases, 7,160 were found in the community and 15 were imported. The others were in quarantine or locked down areas. Compared to Friday, the number of daily cases fell nationally by 46.
The total number of cases nationwide is now 1,197,404.
HCM City topped the list with 1,773 new infections, followed by Cần Thơ Province with 954 and Bình Dương with 716.
The capital city of Hà Nội reported 310 new cases.
The other infections were found in Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu (697), Tây Ninh (672), Đồng Tháp (604), Bạc Liêu (574), Đồng Nai (567), Bình Thuận (562), Vĩnh Long (539), Sóc Trăng (449), Kiên Giang (427), Cà Mau (422), Trà Vinh (328), An Giang (324, Hậu Giang (287), Bến Tre (265), Khánh Hòa (239), Bình Định (197), Hà Giang (165), Lâm Đồng (159), Bình Phước (139), Bắc Ninh (137), Nghệ An (124), Tiền Giang (121), Long An (109), Gia Lai (109), Thừa Thiên Huế (106), Vĩnh Phúc (104), Đắk Nông (85), Đà Nẵng (66), Hòa Bình (60), Quảng Nam (59), Quảng Ngãi (56), Thanh Hóa (55), Thái Nguyên (54), Ninh Thuận (46), Hải Dương (39), Phú Yên (36), Phú Thọ (33), Thái Bình (32), Tuyên Quang (29), Nam Định (29), Lạng Sơn (28), Quảng Bình (27), Quảng Trị (24), Hưng Yên (22), Hải Phòng (22), Quảng Ninh (15), Cao Bằng (10), Điện Biên (9), Bắc Giang (9), Hà Tĩnh (8 ), Sơn La (4), Bắc Kạn (4), Yên Bái (3), Kon Tum (2), Hà Nam (2) and Lào Cai (1).
The Ministry of Health also reported on Saturday that 1,668 more patients had now fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of people given the all-clear to 956,924.
There are currently 5,383 patients in a serious condition in hospital; 10 are on life support (ECMO).
Việt Nam has so far administered more than 117.6 million doses of vaccines. More than 48.3 million citizens are now fully inoculated. — VNS