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Việt Nam surpasses 4 million COVID cases

Update: March, 04/2022 - 19:28

 

 

A student in Bắc Ninh Province receives COVID-19 vaccine. VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam has exceeded 4 million coronavirus cases, as the country registered a record 125,587 new daily infections on Friday, with the capital Hà Nội breaking the 20,000 mark for the first time.

After the country entered its fourth wave of the virus in late April 2021, it took just over six months to reach 1 million transmissions on November 11. By January 15, 2022, it had doubled.

By February 24, it hit 3 million, and just eight days later the country has hit 4,059,262 infections.

Of the new cases, 79,992 were detected in the community and 19 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

Hà Nội again topped the list of localities with 21,395 transmissions.

The other cases were in Nghệ An (6,657), Bắc Ninh (6,011), Sơn La (4,182), Quảng Ninh (3,919), Nam Định (3,870), Hưng Yên (3,702), Lạng Sơn (3,335), Phú Thọ (3,288), Bình Dương (3,201), Hồ Chí Minh City (3,070), Vĩnh Phúc (2,814), Thái Nguyên (2,670), Bắc Giang (2,653), Lai Châu (2,637), Hòa Bình (2,593), Tuyên Quang (2,582), Đắk Lắk (2,560), Ninh Bình (2,405), Yên Bái (2,385), Hải Dương (2,317), Quảng Bình (2,305), Cao Bằng (2,159), Khánh Hòa (2,142), Thái Bình (2,138), Hà Giang (2,124), Lào Cai (1,984), Bình Phước (1,958), Hà Nam (1,896), Điện Biên (1,806), Bình Định (1,703), Đà Nẵng (1,689), Cà Mau (1,608), Gia Lai (1,276), Thanh Hóa (1,128), Quảng Trị (1,110), Lâm Đồng (1,088), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (1,067), Đắk Nông (894), Hà Tĩnh (846), Bến Tre (781), Phú Yên (776), Tây Ninh (697), Bắc Kạn (509), Quảng Ngãi (431), Thừa Thiên Huế (385), Bình Thuận (384), Quảng Nam (357), Vĩnh Long (341), Trà Vinh (313), Kon Tum (255), Bạc Liêu (250), Đồng Nai (179), Long An (154), Cần Thơ (133), Kiên Giang (130), Hải Phòng (106), An Giang (49), Đồng Tháp (48), Ninh Thuận (39), Sóc Trăng (38), Tiền Giang (23) and Hậu Giang (23).

On Friday, 48,044 cases were also added from Bắc Ninh and Quảng Ninh provinces, which were not logged previously.

Health authorities announced a further 97 COVID-related deaths, raising the nation's death toll since the pandemic started to 40,644.

The deaths were in Hà Nội (18), Nam Định (14 in two days), Quảng Nam (9), Nghệ An (6), Thái Nguyên (6), Đà Nẵng (5), Hà Giang (3), Quảng Bình (3), Bình Phước (2), Bình Thuận (2), Đắk Lắk (2), Đồng Tháp (2), Gia Lai (2), Hòa Bình (2), Kiên Giang (2), Lào Cai (2), Phú Thọ (2), Quảng Ninh (2), Tây Ninh (2), HCM City (2), An Giang (1), Bắc Ninh (1), Bình Dương (1), Cà Mau (1), Cao Bằng (1), Đắk Nông (1), Hậu Giang (1), Ninh Bình (1) and Yên Bái (1).

A total of 4,246 COVID-19 patients are in serious or critical condition, including 3,418 patients requiring oxygen, 294 requiring invasive ventilation and nine on life support.

38,911 recoveries were registered, bringing the total given the all-clear to 2,589,436.

To date, more than 196.3 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Việt Nam, including 179.5 million doses in adults, 70.8 million first doses, 67.5 million second doses and 25.6 million booster doses.

A total of nearly 17 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given to children aged 12-17, including 8.7 million first doses and 8.2 million second doses. VNS

 

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