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4,992 new COVID-19 cases, 159 more deaths reported on Friday morning

Update: July, 30/2021 - 06:12

The 4,992 new COVID-19 cases announced this morning include five imported cases and 4,987 local infections detected in Hồ Chí Minh City (2,740), Bình Dương (1,284), Tiền Giang (242), Đồng Nai (203), Đồng Tháp (90), Tây Ninh (88), Bến Tre (79), Khánh Hòa (78), Hà Nội (63), Cần Thơ (23), Long An (21), Phú Yên (17), Bình Định (17), Kiên Giang (17), Vĩnh Long (15), Thái Nguyên (3), Đắk Nông (2), Hà Tĩnh (2), Lạng Sơn (2), and Nam Định (1); 987 of the local cases were found in communities.

An additional 159 COVID-19 related deaths between July 27 and 29 in eight cities and provinces were also announced, bringing the total to 1,022.