9,340 new COVID-19 cases reported on Monday

August, 09/2021 - 19:26

More than 9,000 new COVID-19 cases were detected on Monday, and the Ministry of Health also announced a further 360 people have died of complications related to coronavirus.

 

Residents on Trần Đại Nghĩa St, in Hà Nội are tested for COVID-19 on Sunday night after a suspected case was detected in the area. VNA/VNS Photo 

HÀ NỘI — More than 9,000 new COVID-19 cases were detected on Monday, and the Ministry of Health also announced a further 360 people have died of complications related to coronavirus.

In total, 9,340 infections were discovered nationwide, 17 imported and the rest community transmissions.

The majority of those new infections were found inside areas currently locked down by the authorities.

Of the new fatalities, the most were in HCM City where 269 people lost their lives.

From the rest of the deaths, 39 were in Tiền Giang, 38 in Đồng Nai, three in Long An, while Cần Thơ City, Bình Định, Đồng Tháp, Vĩnh Long each had two, and one each in Hà Nội, Khánh Hòa and Tây Ninh.

HCM City is still the area most affected by new cases with 3,991 discovered on Monday. The rest were in Bình Dương (2,887), Đồng Nai (538), Tây Ninh (290), Long An (287), Tiền Giang (251), Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu (242), Cần Thơ (98), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (65 ), Đà Nẵng (60), Đồng Tháp (59), Phú Yên (53), Bình Định (45), Bình Thuận (34), Khánh Hòa (33), Lâm Đồng (30), Quảng Ngãi (18), Trà Vinh (15), Hà Tĩnh (15), Nghệ An (12), Quảng Nam (11), Ninh Binh (10), Thừa Thiên Huế (10), Hải Dương (7), Bình Phước (5), Quảng Ninh (3), Dak Lak (3), Hậu Giang (3), Thái Binh (2), Kiên Giang (1), and Bắc Giang (1).

On Monday, 4,423 patients were given the all-clear, bringing the total number of recoveries to 75,920.

Among the patients being treated, 509 are in intensive care units while 23 others are in a critical condition.

Also noted by the authorities was that now almost nine and half million people have been given at least one vaccine dose with 945,806 of those fully inoculated. — VNS 

 

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