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Health ministry confirms 14,599 new COVID-19 cases

VGP – There were 14,599 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported Wednesday.

12/08/2021 06:20

The daily number of COVID-19 cases from December 1-8

These patients consist of four imported cases and 14,595 domestic infections in 58 cities and provinces, namely Ho Chi Minh City (1,475), Tay Ninh (874), Soc Trang (781), Binh Phuoc (747), Ben Tre (740), Dong Thap (725), Can Tho (676), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (539), Vinh Long (525), Ca Mau (511), Khanh Hoa (489), Dong Nai (461), Binh Duong (455), Tra Vinh (443), Bac Lieu (438), Kien Giang (422), Ha Noi (396), Tien Giang (307), An Giang (279), Hai Phong (265), Binh Thuan (262), Hau Giang (248), Binh Dinh (234), Thanh Hoa (219), Nghe An (197), Lam Dong (181), Bac Ninh (173), Da Nang (169), Thua Thien-Hue (163), Gia Lai (135), Ha Giang (109), Dak Nong (100), Ninh Thuan (87), Long An (77), Hung Yen (72), Phu Yen (67), Quang Nam (66), Nam Dinh (60), Quang Ninh (56), Quang Ngai (44), Thai Nguyen (44), Hai Duong (44), Vinh Phuc (37), Phu Tho (34), Thai Binh (33), Quang Binh (29), Bac Giang (25), Yen Bai (16), Quang Tri (14), Tuyen Quang (14), Hoa Binh (10), Son La (9), Lao Cai (7), Ha Nam (5), Cao Bang (3), Dien Bien (2), Lai Chau (1), and Bac Kan (1).

With these cases, the national caseload rose to 1,352,122, of which 1,346,811 are locally transmitted cases recorded since April 27 when the fourth COVID-19 wave began.

The same day, the ministry reported 24,737 fresh recoveries, taking the total number of recovered cases to 1,036,393.

The ministry also announced further 230 fatalities, bringing the nation’s COVID-19 death toll to 26,930 or 2 percent of the national tally.

The nation has administered 129,408,202 COVID-19 vaccine doses, an increase of 861,193 doses from Tuesday./.

By Huong Giang