Vietnam recorded 202,180 coronavirus infections across the country on Sunday, in addition to 65,445 recoveries and 87 virus-related deaths.
According to the Ministry of Health, the latest cases, including eight imported and 202,172 domestic broadcasts, were discovered in 61 provinces and cities.
The country had documented 173,258 locally transmitted infections on Saturday, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
###: Vietnam’s number of coronaviruses surpasses 4M
Since the fourth wave of virus broke out on April 27, 2021, the country has detected 4,427,225 community transmissions in all of its 63 provinces and cities. More than 2.67 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.
Ho Chi Minh City’s business center tops the list with 550,920 patients, followed by Hanoi with 395,236, Binh Duong Province with 311,860, Bac Ninh Province 143,537, Dong Nai Province with 102,412, Hai Duong Province 97,880, Tay Ninh Province with 94,038, Nghe An Province 90,428, Hai Phong City 80,706, Ca Mau Province 71,656, Binh Phuoc Province 68,766, Da Nang with 66,577 and Can Tho City with 45,889.
Vietnam found a total of only 1,570 locally transmitted infections in the past three waves.
The Ministry of Health reported 65,445 recovered patients on Sunday, bringing the national number to 2,681,447.
The toll has risen to 40,813, with 87 pathogens today.
The data showed that Vietnam has confirmed a total of 4,434,700 patients since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.
Health professionals have administered more than 197.5 million doses of vaccine, including 284,876 injections on Saturday, since the vaccination was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.
More than 180.5 million doses have been given to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 70,855,922 first injections, 67,645,331 second doses, 14,213,253 additional primary shots and 26,339,818 boosters.
According to the Tuoi Tre newspaper, a total of 17,018,498 injections have been injected into children aged 12-17, including 8,742,674 first doses and 8,275,824 second injections.