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Forty-eight local COVID-19 cases take national tally to 4,512

VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 48 new community infection cases of COVID-19 on evening, bringing the national patient tally to 4,512.

05/18/2021 07:00

The number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed from May 1 to 7:00 pm on May 18

The latest patients are residents in Bac Giang (33), Bac Ninh (13), Dien Bien (one), and Thai Binh (one).

With 105 cases confirmed earlier, the total number of new cases confirmed on Tuesday reached 153 – a new single-day record.

The same day, the ministry reported that 19 patients were discharged from hospitals, taking the total recoveries to 2,687.

The fourth wave of local transmission, which broke out on April 27, has spread to 28 cities and provinces with 1,472 confirmed cases, in which the two northern provinces of Bac Giang and Bac Ninh have been hit hardest 507 and 306 cases./.

By Quang Minh