|A nine-grade student at central Hà Tĩnh Province's Cẩm Xuyên High School is vaccinated against COVID-19. VNA/VNS Photo|
HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health announced a record number of daily cases in Hà Nội on Monday after 429 new cases were detected in the capital city.
This is the highest number of cases since the capital city recorded the first COVID-19 case on early last March. This number increased by 119 compared to the second highest number of cases on last Saturday (November 27).
Daily cases across the country have continued to increase with 13,770 new infections, a rise of 830 compared to Sunday. Total cases since the start of the pandemic now stand at 1,224,110.
Monday's figures include 12 imported cases; 7,601 infections were found in the community.
HCM City topped the list with 1,554, followed by Cần Thơ (913), Tây Ninh (719), Bình Dương (697), Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu (648), Đồng Tháp (608), Sóc Trăng (588), Bình Thuận (576), Trà Vinh (560), Vĩnh Long (559), Đồng Nai (548), Bạc Liêu (544), Bình Phước (516), Kiên Giang (443),
Other cases were found in Cà Mau (396), An Giang (375), Bến Tre (335), Khánh Hòa (308), Hậu Giang (294), Bình Định (195), Lâm Đồng (174), Hà Giang (163), Bắc Ninh (145), Nghệ An (143), Long An (122), Thừa Thiên Huế (119), Đắk Nông (88), Thanh Hóa (87), Quảng Nam (84), Hải Dương (69), Đà Nẵng (65), Ninh Thuận (56), Nam Định (55), Phú Thọ (54), Vĩnh Phúc (50), Tiền Giang (50), Quảng Ngãi (47), Hòa Bình (46), Thái Nguyên (39), Hải Phòng (36), Phú Yên (35), Tuyên Quang (30), Gia Lai (26), Hưng Yên (22), Lạng Sơn (20), Quảng Bình (18), Quảng Trị (18), Yên Bái (17), Cao Bằng (13), Hà Nam (11), Bắc Giang (11), Quảng Ninh (9), Ninh Bình (9), Kon Tum (7), Thái Bình (7), Điện Biên (4), Lào Cai (3), Sơn La (1).
The Ministry of Health on Monday also announced 173 fatalities, bringing the total death toll from COVID-19 in Việt Nam to 25,055.
However, a further 16,088 patients have recovered from the virus, meaning total national recoveries now stand at 974,724.
Việt Nam has so far administered more than 120 million doses of vaccine, of which 49.6 million people have been inoculated twice. — VNS