Health ministry confirms 3,221 new COVID-19 cases
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 3,221 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, raising the national patient tally to 860,860.
The daily number of COVID-19 cases from October 1-16
The same day, the ministry reported 1,581 new recoveries, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 790,504, accounting for nearly 90 percent of the national caseload.
The ministry also announced further 88 fatalities in Ho Chi Minh City (58), Binh Duong (11), Tien Giang (3), Long An (3), Tay Ninh (3), An Giang (2), Can Tho (2), Binh Thuan (1), Dak Nong (1), Dong Nai (1), Gia Lai (1), Kien Giang (1), and Soc Trang (1), taking the death toll to 21,131, representing 2.4 percent of the total infections.
The nation has administered 60,518,594 COVID-19 vaccine doses, up 1,353,809 doses from Friday./.
By Thuy Dung