All schools in Thanh Xuân District in Hà Nội have returned to online teaching, as the area's pandemic level is now at level 3 (high-risk). — VNA/VNS Photo
HÀ NỘI — There has been another record rise in daily cases in Hà Nọi, as total cases reached 15,936 on Monday.
The capital city made up 2,100 of these new cases. This is the highest number in the city since the start of the pandemic.
Among the new cases nationwide, 20 were imported and 15,916 local cases.
The rest of the cases are in Hải Phòng (1,749), Tây Ninh (919), Vĩnh Long (842), Cà Mau (821), Khánh Hòa (786), Hồ Chí Minh City (662), Bình Phước (619), Bình Định (547), Trà Vinh (517), Bắc Ninh (460), Bạc Liêu (330), Thừa Thiên Huế (321), Hưng Yên (285), Bến Tre (267), Lâm Đồng (255), Hà Giang (236), Thanh Hóa (224), Quảng Ninh (189), Hải Dương (177), Gia Lai (172), An Giang (168), Quảng Ngãi (161), Nam Định (160), Đà Nẵng (159), Hòa Bình (158), Kiên Giang (156), Quảng Nam (153), Sóc Trăng (150), Cần Thơ (140), Đồng Tháp (132), Bình Thuận (126), Sơn La (111), Nghệ An (106), Thái Nguyên (99), Vĩnh Phúc (99), Phú Thọ (94), Hậu Giang (94), Bắc Giang (84), Hà Nam (78), Bình Dương (75), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (73), Đồng Nai (72), Thái Bình (70), Đắk Nông (65), Bắc Kạn (64), Yên Bái (64), Lạng Sơn (59), Tiền Giang (58), Quảng Bình (55), Quảng Trị (53), Lào Cai (51), Long An (50), Ninh Thuận (40), Ninh Bình (39), Kon Tum (34), Tuyên Quang (29), Cao Bằng (28), Điện Biên (23), Lai Châu (8 ).
The national caseload since the start of the pandemic now stands at 1,778,976. In the last seven days, the country has reported an average of 15,629 new infections daily.
To date, Việt Nam has recorded a total of 24 Omicron cases, all imported cases from overseas that were quarantined on arrival, including one in Hà Nội, 14 in Quảng Nam Province, five in Hải Dương, along with the latest four cases reported today (two in Thanh Hoá Province, one in Hải Dương, and one in Hải Phòng).
A further 190 deaths were also announced across the country in Hồ Chí Minh City (31) An Giang (19), Đồng Tháp (14), Vĩnh Long (13), Cần Thơ (13), Tây Ninh (12), Bình Dương (11), Bến Tre (10), Bình Phước (9), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (9), Sóc Trăng (8 ), Tiền Giang (7), Cà Mau (6), Bình Thuận (5), Bạc Liêu (5), Huế (4), Long An (3), Bình Định (2), Trà Vinh (2), Khánh Hoà (2), Kiên Giang (2), Hậu Giang (2), Phú Yên (1).
Việt Nam's COVID-19 death toll is now 33,021, or 1.9 per cent of the total infections.
As per the Ministry of Health statistics, 6,427 patients nationwide are in serious condition, of which 771 are on invasive ventilation and 19 on life support (ECMO).
A further 24,461 patients were given the all-clear on Monday, taking the total number of recoveries to 1,397,157.
Over 153.5 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the country to date; more than 77.7 million people have received at least one dose. — VNS