Health ministry confirms 3,373 new COVID-19 cases
19:20 | 23/10/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirms 3,373 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the national patient tally to 884,895.

The latest patients consist of 12 imported cases and 3,361 domestic infections recorded in 47 cities and provinces namely Ho Chi Minh City (749), Dong Nai (605), Binh Duong (517), An Giang (224), Tien Giang (156), Bac Lieu (130), Kien Giang (97), Tay Ninh (90), Binh Thuan (81), Phu Tho (75), Long An (68), Tra Vinh (58), Gia Lai (53), Can Tho (43), Ca Mau (40), Khanh Hoa (39), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (38), Thua Thien-Hue (34), Dong Thap (32), Hau Giang (25), Nghe An (23), Binh Phuoc (22), Thanh Hoa (18), Vinh Long (15), Quang Nam (13), Quang Ngai (12), Binh Dinh (12), Kon Tum (11), Ben Tre (10), Phu Yen (8 ), Quang Tri (7), Ha Noi (7), Ninh Thuan (7), Thai Binh (6), Ha Giang (6), Ha Nam (5), Bac Ninh (5), Lao Cai (5), Nam Dinh (3), Hai Phong (2), Bac Giang (2), Da Nang (2), Ninh Binh (2), Dak Nong (1), Ha Tinh (1), Quang Ninh (1), and Tuyen Quang (1).

The same day, the ministry reported 1,338 recoveries, taking the total number of recovered cases to 804,664, representing nearly 91% of the country’s total infections.

The ministry also announced further 77 fatalities in Ho Chi Minh City (42), Binh Duong (12), Dong Nai (5), Long An (3), Soc Trang (3), Tien Giang (2), An Giang (2), Ninh Thuan (2), Binh Phuoc (1), Dak Nong (1), Can Tho (1), Tra Vinh (1), Bac Lieu (1), and Thanh Hoa (1).

The nation has administered 71,889,209 COVID-19 vaccine doses, an increase of 1,660,581 from Friday./.

By Thuy Dung

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