Việt Nam reports 14,440 new COVID-19 cases, Hà Nội tops localities for 10th straight day

December, 28/2021 - 18:36

While witnessing a slight decrease in the number of transmissions, the capital Hà Nội again topped the list, for the tenth consecutive day, with 1,920 new cases.

A booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine being administered in Phủ Lý City, Hà Nam Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Chinh

HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam announced 14,440 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, along with 214 deaths. 

While witnessing a slight decrease in the number of transmissions, the capital Hà Nội again topped the list for infections, for the 10th consecutive day, with 1,920 new cases.

The other transmissions were found in Tây Ninh (923), Vĩnh Long (911), Khánh Hòa (790), Cần Thơ (763), HCM City (671), Đồng Tháp (610), Hải Phòng (597), Trà Vinh (585), Bạc Liêu (485), Bình Định (436), Bắc Ninh (434), Lâm Đồng (365), Thừa Thiên Huế (362), Thanh Hóa (346), Bình Thuận (286), Hải Dương (260), Kiên Giang (250), Sóc Trăng (229), Hưng Yên (195), An Giang (191), Tiền Giang (188), Cà Mau (184), Quảng Ninh (182), Hà Giang (140), Quảng Ngãi (140), Đà Nẵng (135), Gia Lai (128), Đồng Nai (124), Bình Dương (109), Vĩnh Phúc (97), Hà Nam (96), Hậu Giang (95), Nam Định (85), Quảng Nam (82), Nghệ An (79), Bến Tre (72), Đắk Lắk (60), Lạng Sơn (59), Thái Bình (59), Phú Thọ (57), Long An (57), Kon Tum (52), Sơn La (51), Quảng Trị (50), Hòa Bình (50), Thái Nguyên (48), Đắk Nông (47), Ninh Thuận (47), Cao Bằng (44), Bắc Giang (43), Tuyên Quang (25), Bình Phước (24), Quảng Bình (23), Lào Cai (18), Yên Bái (18), Phú Yên (15), Lai Châu (12), Hà Tĩnh (8), Bắc Kạn (5) and Điện Biên (4).

Among the new cases, 19 were imported and the rest local transmissions. A total of 9,305 new infections were detected in the community.

The national tally has now reached 1,680,985. The country’s rolling seven-day average of new daily COVID-19 cases stands at 15,580.

The 214 COVID-related deaths were reported in HCM City (35), An Giang (15), Tây Ninh (15), Vĩnh Long (15), Đồng Tháp (14), Tiền Giang (14), Đồng Nai (13), Kiên Giang (12), Cần Thơ (12), Sóc Trăng (12), Hà Nội (11), Bình Dương (8 ), Long An (7), Bến Tre (7), Bình Phước (4), Bình Thuận (4), Hậu Giang (4), Cà Mau (4), Trà Vinh (4), Hải Phòng (1), Lạng Sơn (1), Khánh Hòa (1) and Bạc Liêu (1).

Of the 35 fatalities recorded in HCM City, six cases were transferred from other localities: An Giang (1), Tiền Giang (1), Long An (1), Bình Dương (1), Phú Yên (1) and Tây Ninh (1).

The death toll in Việt Nam is now 31,632, accounting for 1.9 per cent of all cases.

More than 7,100 patients nationwide are in serious condition, with 802 requiring invasive ventilation and 19 on life support.

A total of 4,668 recoveries were announced, taking the total number of patients given the all-clear in the country to 1,264,282.

Over 147.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Việt Nam so far, with 77,262,656 people receiving at least one shot. — VNS

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