Vietnam logs more than 202,000 new covid-19 cases in a single day

, Vietnam logs more than 202,000 new covid-19 cases in a single day

Vietnam recorded 202,180 coronavirus infections throughout the nation on Sunday, alongside 65,445 recoveries and 87 virus-associated deaths.

According to the health ministry, the newest cases, including eight imported and 202,172 domestic transmissions, were discovered in 61 provinces and cities.

The country had documented 173,258 locally-transmitted infections on Saturday, Tuoi Tre Newspaper reported.

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Since the fourth virus wave broke out on April 27, 2021, the country has detected 4,427,225 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities. Over 2.67 million of them have recovered from COVID-19.

The business hub of Ho Chi Minh City tops the list with 550,920 patients, followed by Hanoi with 395,236, Binh Duong Province with 311,860, Bac Ninh Province 143,537, Dong Nai Province with 102,412, Hai Duong Province 97,880, Tay Ninh Province with 94,038, Nghe An Province 90,428, Hai Phong City 80,706, Ca Mau Province 71,656, Binh Phuoc Province 68,766, Da Nang with 66,577, and Can Tho City with 45,889.

Vietnam found only 1,570 locally-transmitted infections in total in the previous three waves.

The health ministry reported 65,445 recovered patients on Sunday, elevating the national count to 2,681,447.

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The toll has risen to 40,813, with 87 pathogen-linked mortalities added today. 

The data showed, Vietnam has confirmed 4,434,700 patients in total since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the country in early 2020.

Health workers have administered over 197.5 million vaccine doses, including 284,876 shots on Saturday, since inoculation was rolled out nationwide on March 8, 2021.

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More than 180.5 million doses have been given to the adult demographic of the country’s 98 million people, including 70,855,922 first shots, 67,645,331 second doses, 14,213,253 additional primary jabs, and 26,339,818 boosters.    

A total of 17,018,498 shots have been injected into children aged 12-17, including 8,742,674 first doses and 8,275,824 second jabs, according to the Tuoi Tre Newspaper.

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