3,636 COVID-19 cases added to national tally
VGP – There were 3,636 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.
The daily number of COVID-19 cases from October 1-21
These cases bring the national patient tally to 877,537, of which 872,811 are locally transmitted cases recorded since April 27 when the fourth COVID-19 wave began.
The same day, the ministry reported 1,541 recoveries, raising the total number of recovered cases to 798,124, accounting for nearly 91 percent of the nation’s caseload.
The ministry also announced further 71 fatalities in Ho Chi Minh City (41), Binh Duong (12), Long An (5), An Giang (4), Soc Trang (3), Ninh Thuan (2), Dong Nai (2), Quang Ngai (1), and Ha Noi (1), sending the death toll to 21,487.
The nation has administered 68,809,880 COVID-19 vaccine doses, an increase of 1,728,941 from Wednesday./.
By Thuy Dung