Health ministry reports 710 new COVID-19 cases
VGP - The Ministry of Health confirmed additional 710 COVID-19 cases on Saturday.
All the latest patients are domestic infections, with Ha Noi reporting the most with 176 cases, followed by the northern province of Yen Bai and the central province of Nghe An with 60 and 53 cases, respectively.
The Department of Health of the northern province of Ben Tre reported additional 853 cases, raising total cases on Saturday to 1,563 and Viet Nam's national COVID-19 patient tally to 10,731,244.
The ministry said there were 7,321 new recoveries, taking the total number of recovered cases to 9,547,919.
It also announced further one fatality, bringing the nation's COVID-19 death toll to 43,083 or 0.4 percent of the national caseload.
The Southeast Asian nation has administered 223,388,747 COVID-19 vaccine doses, an increase of 318,674 doses from Friday./.