Việt Nam registers 23,012 COVID-19 infections, 23 deaths on Thursday

April, 14/2022 - 18:21

The capital city of Hà Nội continues to lead in new daily cases with 1,677, closely followed by the northern province of Phú Thọ.

 

A vial of Moderna vaccine used in the vaccination of children aged 5-11 years in Việt Nam. — Photo from the Ministry of Health

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam recorded 23,012 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the health ministry.

The capital city of Hà Nội continues to lead in new daily infections with 1,677, closely followed by the northern province of Phú Thọ, with 1,279.

Other new transmissions were detected in Nghệ An (976), Yên Bái (945), Vĩnh Phúc (936), Quảng Ninh (897), HCM City (877), Đắk Lắk (850), Lào Cai (748), Tuyên Quang (729), Bắc Kạn (715), Bắc Giang (682), Hải Dương (651), Bắc Ninh (629), Quảng Bình (626), Thái Nguyên (587), Lạng Sơn (520), Thái Bình (516), Lâm Đồng (489), Cao Bằng (429), Hưng Yên (407), Quảng Trị (387), Ninh Bình (360), Sơn La (350), Nam Định (335), Gia Lai (323), Đà Nẵng (316), Điện Biên (300), Hà Tĩnh (273), Tây Ninh (267), Hà Nam (254), Bình Định (252), Lai Châu (244), Bình Phước (244), Hòa Bình (234), Quảng Nam (232), Vĩnh Long (227), Bến Tre (216), Cà Mau (211), Đắk Nông (207), Bình Dương (194), Quảng Ngãi (152), Hải Phòng (151), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (143), Hà Giang (113), Thanh Hóa (112), Thừa Thiên Huế (94), Khánh Hòa (92), Phú Yên (82), Long An (81), Đồng Tháp (79), Bình Thuận (67), Kiên Giang (50), An Giang (43), Bạc Liêu (32), Trà Vinh (28), Kon Tum (25), Ninh Thuận (22), Cần Thơ (18), Đồng Nai (16), Sóc Trăng (16), and Hậu Giang (5).

As of April 14, the daily average over the past seven days is at 27,914, half the figure seen the previous week (55,374).

To date, the country has recorded 10,320,599 COVID-19 infections, putting it 12th of 227 countries and territories worldwide.

85,633 recoveries were registered, pushing the total number of people given the all-clear in Việt Nam to 8,856,627.

1,161 COVID-19 patients are in serious condition, with 30 requiring non-invasive mechanical ventilation and three on life support.

Việt Nam also recorded 23 COVID-related deaths in Cao Bằng (3), Khánh Hòa (3), Bình Định (2), Đắk Lắk (2), Gia Lai (2 in 2 days), Bến Tre (1), Cần Thơ (1), Đồng Nai (1), Đồng Tháp (1), Hà Giang (1), Hải Dương (1), Hậu Giang (1), Kiên Giang (1), Nghệ An (1), Phú Thọ (1), Trà Vinh (1), bringing the total fatalities from COVID-19 in Việt Nam to 42,901, or 0.4 per cent of the confirmed caseload.

A total of 208,967,215 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Việt Nam so far, including 17,228,930 for children aged 12-17 years.

Nearly 100 per cent of the adult population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with booster shot coverage at 51 per cent.

Việt Nam today also commenced its vaccination drive for children aged 5-11 years, starting first with 200 sixth-graders in the northern province of Quảng Ninh. They received Moderna shots. VNS

 

 

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