Vietnam’s health ministry reported 82,126 additional coronavirus cases on Wednesday, along with 15,641 hospital discharges and 91 deaths from pathogens.

The latest cases, including 17 imported and 82,109 domestic broadcasts, were found in 62 provinces and cities, the health ministry reported.

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The country has registered 2,965,092 community transmissions in all of its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth wave of virus broke out on April 27, 2021. More than 2.31 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.

Ho Chi Minh City still tops the list with 523,593 patients, followed by Binh Duong Province with 294,644, Hanoi with 218,302, Dong Nai Province with 100,666, Tay Ninh Province with 89,370, Ca Mau Province 59,332, Binh Phuoc Province 52,378, Hai Phong City 57,284 , Da Nang with 51,609, Dong Thap Province with 47,921, Vinh Long Province with 45,163, Can Tho City with 44,784, Long An Province with 42,057, An Giang Province with 35,803, Tien Giang Province with 35,456, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province with 35,444, and Binh Thuan province with 31,023.

Vietnam reported a total of only 1,570 locally transmitted infections in the previous three waves.

The Department of Health also announced 15,641 recovered patients on Wednesday, bringing the national number to 2,320,722.

The toll has risen to 39,719, with 91 virus-related fatalities today.

As of today, Vietnam has confirmed a total of 2,972,378 patients, including 205 imported and community-based Omicron infections, since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.

Health professionals have administered more than 192.4 million doses of vaccine, including 408,611 injections on Tuesday, since the vaccination was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.

More than 175.6 million doses have been given to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 70,899,025 first injections, 67,329,883 second doses, 13,554,051 additional primary shots and 22,398,353 boosters.

A total of 16,769,426 injections have been injected into children ages 12-17, including 8,612,462 first doses and 8,156,964 second injections, according to the Tuoi Tre newspaper.

Source: Vietnam Insider


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