Health ministry confirms 3,797 new COVID-19 cases
19:00 | 15/10/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 3,797 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, raising the national patient tally to 857,639.

The daily number of COVID-19 cases from October 1-15

The latest patients consist of eight imported cases and and 3,789 domestic infections in 47 cities and provinces namely Ho Chi Minh City (1,131), Dong Nai (586), Binh Duong (533), Soc Trang (414), An Giang (170), Ca Mau (168), Kien Giang (82), Dong Thap (78), Tien Giang (70), Tay Ninh (64), Long An (47), Can Tho (43), Bac Lieu (40), Hau Giang (34), Gia Lai (30), Khanh Hoa (28), Thanh Hoa (27), Nghe An (25), Thua Thien-Hue (22), Tra Vinh (18), Vinh Long (15), Ha Nam (15), Quang Tri (13), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (12), Quang Binh (12), Ben Tre (12), Quang Nam (11), Binh Phuoc (11), Ninh Thuan (9), Son La (9), Binh Dinh (9), Lam Dong (8 ), Dak Nong (8 ), Quang Ngai (7), Phu Tho (5), Kon Tum (4), Ha Tinh (4), Lai Chau (2), Yen Bai (2), Hung Yen (2), Thai Binh (2), Phu Yen (2), Hai Duong (1), Bac Giang (1), Lang Son (1), Lao Cai (1), and Ha Noi (1).   

The national tally includes 852,986 locally transmitted cases recorded since April 27 when the fourthe COVID-19 wave began in Viet Nam.

The same day, the ministry reported 918 recoveries, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 788,923, representing nearly 92 percent of the total infections. Among the current patients, 3,847 are in critical conditions.

The ministry also announced further 93 fatalities in Ho Chi Minh City (61), Binh Duong (18), Tien Giang (4), Tay Ninh (2), Long An (2), Dong Nai (2), Dong Thap (1), Dak Lak (1), Kien Giang (1), and Soc Trang (1), taking the death toll to 21,043.

To date, the nation has administered 59,003,239 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with more than 17 million people having been fully vaccinated./.

By Huong Giang

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