The daily number of COVID-19 cases from September 20 to October 8
The national tally includes 827,033 locally transmitted cases recorded in 62 cities and provinces since April 27 when the fourth COVID-19 wave began.
Ten of the aforesaid localities have gone 14 days without a single new infection: Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang, Lai Chau, Hoa Binh, Ha Giang, Thai Nguyen, Dien Bien, Hai Phong, Thai Binh, and Lao Cai.
The same day, the ministry reported 994 recoveries, bringing the total recovered cases to 759,482. Among the current positive cases, 5,361 are in critical health conditions.
The ministry also announced further 114 fatalities in Ho Chi Minh City (78), Binh Duong (17), An Giang (7), Dong Nai (3), Long An (3), Dong Thap (1), Ninh Thuan (1), Kien Giang (1), Bac Lieu (1), Tay Ninh (1), and Can Tho (1), taking the nation’s death toll to 20,337, representing 2.4 percent of the national caseload.
To date, the nation administered 50,558,288 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with 13,656,820 people having been fully vaccinated./.
By Huong Giang