Health ministry confirms 9,521 new COVID-19 cases
19:00 | 04/09/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 9,521 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the national patient tally to 511,170.

The number of daily new COVID-19 cases from August 19 to September 4

The latest patients were recorded in 39 cities and provinces, namely Ho Chi Minh City (4,104), Binh Duong (2,485), Dong Nai (922), Long An (544), Tien Giang (148), Tay Ninh (137), Kien Giang (125), Dong Thap (120), Quang Binh (110), Binh Thuan (99), Can Tho (76), Dak Lak (73), Binh Phuoc (62), Ha Noi (52), Khanh Hoa (51), Da Nang (47), Ba Ria-Vung Tau (39), An Giang (35), Nghe An (32), Phu Yen (29), Quang Ngai (23), Thua Thien-Hue (22), Soc Trang (21), Bac Lieu (15), Tra Vinh (14), Gia Lai (12), Son La (9), Thanh Hoa (8), Binh Dinh (7), Vinh Long (7), Ca Mau (6), Lam Dong (5), Ninh Thuan (3), Bac Ninh (3), Ben Tre (2), Ha Tinh (1), Thai Binh (1), Lang Son (1), and Dak Nong (1). Of these, 4,734 cases were detected in the community.

The national caseload includes 506,912 community infection cases documented in 62 cities and provinces since April 27 when the fourth COVID-19 wave hit Viet Nam.

Ten out of the aforesaid localities have gone 14 days without new case: Quang Ninh, Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang, Lai Chau, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Thai Nguyen, Dien Bien, and Vinh Phuc.

The same day, the ministry reported 11,848 new recoveries, taking the total number of recovered cases to 282,516.

Among the current positive cases, 6,572 are in critical conditions, said the ministry.

It also announced further 347 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 12,793, accounting for 2.5 percent of the national caseload.

To date, Viet Nam has administered 21,046,279 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with 3,047,525 people have been fully vaccinated./.

By Thuy Dung

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