Nearly 90,000 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

February, 27/2022 - 18:33
Hà Nội remains the top of the list of new infections with 11,517 cases, followed by Quảng Ninh Province (5,997), Lạng Sơn (4,960), Hưng Yên (3,225) and Bắc Ninh (3,037).

 

A sample is taken from a child for testing in Lai Châu Province. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health has reported 86,990 new COVID-19 cases across 61 provinces on Sunday.

Hà Nội remains the top of the list of new infections with 11,517 cases, followed by Quảng Ninh Province (5,997), Lạng Sơn (4,960), Hưng Yên (3,225) and Bắc Ninh (3,037).

The remaining infections were found in Nghệ An (2,941), Nam Định (2,764), Vĩnh Phúc (2,758), Phú Thọ (2,565), Sơn La (2,509), Tuyên Quang (2,350), Hòa Bình (2,298), Lào Cai (2,272), Hải Dương (2,226), Hải Phòng (2,114), Ninh Bình (2,031), Đắk Lắk (2,012), Bắc Giang (1,999), Yên Bái (1,994), HCM City (1,969), Thái Bình (1,733), Hà Giang (1,708), Thái Nguyên (1,496), Quảng Bình (1,351), Khánh Hòa (1,260), Cao Bằng (1,141), Bình Phước (1,118), Điện Biên (1,118), Bình Định (1,048), Đà Nẵng (978), Thanh Hóa (859), Gia Lai (846), Hà Nam (818), Bình Dương (799), Quảng Trị (757), Phú Yên (749), Hà Tĩnh (742), Lâm Đồng (702), Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu (669), Cà Mau (547), Đắk Nông (512), Quảng Nam (462), Quảng Ngãi (258), Tây Ninh (241), Bình Thuận (221), Thừa Thiên Huế (205), Bến Tre (202), Kon Tum (199), Bạc Liêu (143), Vĩnh Long (135), Đồng Nai (79), Kiên Giang (78), Trà Vinh (73), Long An (58), Cần Thơ (50), An Giang (27), Ninh Thuận (18), Đồng Tháp (11), Hậu Giang (6), Tiền Giang (6) and Bắc Kạn (5).

These new cases bring Việt Nam's COVID-19 tally since the beginning of the pandemic to 3,321,005.

Of the new cases, 24 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

Health authorities also announced another 94 COVID deaths, raising the nation's death toll since the pandemic started last year to 40,144.

A total of 35,866 patients recovered on Sunday, pushing total recoveries to 2,411,912.

More than 193 million vaccine doses have been administered in the country to date. — VNS