National COVID-19 patient tally exceeds 500,000
18:40 | 03/09/2021

VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 14,922 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, raising the national patient tally to 501,649.

The latest patients consist of 28 imported cases and 14,894 domestic infections in Ho Chi Minh City (8,499), Binh Duong (3,676), Dong Nai (896), Long An (654), Tay Ninh (267), Tien Giang (154), Kien Giang (104), Dong Thap (82), Da Nang (81), Binh Thuan (75), An Giang (62), Khanh Hoa (61), Ha Noi (58), Ba Ria-Vung Tau (39), Nghe An (37), Quang Ngai (24), Phu Yen (19), Binh Dinh (17), Thanh Hoa (15), Can Tho (10), Gia Lai (10), Dak Nong (9), Binh Phuoc (8), Vinh Long (8), Tra Vinh (5), Ha Tinh (5), Ben Tre (5), Ca Mau (4), Quang Nam (3), Nam Dinh (2), Bac Lieu (2), Bac Ninh (1), Hau Giang (1), and Bac Giang (1).

Of the domestic cases, 9,275 were detected in the community.

The same day, the ministry reported 11,344 new recoveries, taking the total number of recovered cases to 270,668.

Among the current positive cases, 6,491 are in critical conditions, according to the ministry.

It also announced further 338 fatalities, bringing the death toll to 12,476, accounting for 2.5 percent of the national caseload.

To date, Viet Nam has administered 20,831,478 COVID-19 vaccine doses, with 2,959,122 people having been fully vaccinated./.

By Huong Giang

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