Việt Nam registers record 60,355 coronavirus cases on Wednesday

February, 23/2022 - 18:29

There were 60,355 new COVID-19 infections confirmed across Việt Nam on Wednesday, a record for the country. 

 

A medical worker takes a sample for COVID-19 testing in Thanh Hoá Province. VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — The record for daily transmissions was broken again on Wednesday as the country registered 60,355 new COVID-19 infections.

The new cases bring the country's tally to 2,972,378.

There were a further 15,641 recoveries, bringing the total number of people given the all-clear to 2,320,722.

Of the new cases, 17 were imported and quarantined upon arrival. Out of the new daily transmissions, 42,145 were in the community.

Currently, 3,263 patients have severe infections with 13 on life support.

The capital city of Hà Nội again registered the highest daily number of infections with 7,419, also a record for the city.

Other localities with four-digit case numbers were Bắc Giang (2,998), Hải Dương (2,944), Hòa Bình (2,595), Bắc Ninh (2,505), Phú Thọ (2,499), Nam Định (2,203), Vĩnh Phúc (2,013), Quảng Ninh (1,868), Hải Phòng (1,816), Ninh Bình (1,739), Hưng Yên (1,617), Yên Bái (1,556), Nghệ An (1,525), Thái Nguyên (1,499), HCM City (1,451), Lào Cai (1,406), Thái Bình (1,385), Lạng Sơn (1,322), Khánh Hòa (1,296), Tuyên Quang (1,277), Đắk Lắk (1,262), Quảng Nam (1,097), Bình Định (1,059) and Hà Giang (1,057).

The remaining transmissions were found in Đà Nẵng (918), Cao Bằng (873), Quảng Bình (825), Thanh Hóa (803), Bình Phước (731), Hà Tĩnh (694), Lâm Đồng (636), Điện Biên (560), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (515), Hà Nam (448), Phú Yên (388), Cà Mau (378), Bình Dương (373), Lai Châu (371), Quảng Trị (327), Gia Lai (314), Đắk Nông (264), Thừa Thiên Huế (226), Bình Thuận (185), Kon Tum (155), Tây Ninh (142), Quảng Ngãi (108), Bắc Kạn (103), Bạc Liêu (98), Đồng Nai (92), Bến Tre (84), Vĩnh Long (69), Trà Vinh (50), Long An (49), Cần Thơ (41), Đồng Tháp (30), Ninh Thuận (19), Sóc Trăng (18), An Giang (14), Tiền Giang (12), Hậu Giang (9) and Kiên Giang (8).

A further 91 COVID-related deaths were reported on Wednesday, taking the total number of fatalities to 39,719, accounting for 1.3 per cent of total infections.

Nearly 75.5 million people in the country have been fully inoculated. — VNS 

 

 

 

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