More than 4,000 new COVID cases reported on Thursday

May, 05/2022 - 18:23
The health ministry announced 4,305 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Thursday. 

 

 

A student of Yên Định Secondary School in Hải Hậu District of Nam Định Province is given a COVID-19 vaccine. VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — The health ministry announced 4,305 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Thursday. 

The capital city of Hà Nội still topped the list with 684 cases.

The remaining transmissions were detected in Phú Thọ (439), Vĩnh Phúc (273), Bắc Ninh (230), Bắc Kạn (161), Tuyên Quang (137), Quảng Ninh (137), Bắc Giang (130), Nghệ An (117), Nam Định (109), Yên Bái (108), Hải Dương (106), Lào Cai (98), Lâm Đồng (87), Đà Nẵng (87), Hồ Chí Minh City (82), Quảng Bình (81), Sơn La (79), Ninh Bình (78), Hà Giang (75), Thái Bình (71), Bến Tre (70), Hòa Bình (64), Cao Bằng (62), Hưng Yên (57), Thái Nguyên (53), Quảng Trị (50), Hà Nam (46), Lai Châu (44), Tây Ninh (43), Gia Lai (43), Hà Tĩnh (42), Lạng Sơn (41), Đắk Nông (38), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (35), Hải Phòng (35), Điện Biên (31), Bình Phước (28), Quảng Ngãi (21), Cà Mau (18), Thanh Hóa (17), Thừa Thiên Huế (13), Bình Dương (13), Vĩnh Long (13), Quảng Nam (11), Long An (10), Khánh Hòa (9), Bình Thuận (7), Bình Định (6), Kiên Giang (5), An Giang (4), Phú Yên (2), Bạc Liêu (2), Đồng Nai (1), Trà Vinh (1) and Cần Thơ (1).

The seven-day average of new daily infections across the country is currently 4,017.

Việt Nam’s total COVID-19 caseload now stands at 10,666,751, ranking 12th of 225 countries and territories worldwide.

The two COVID-related deaths were in Hà Nam and Bạc Liêu provinces, putting total fatalities nationwide at 43,049, or 0.4 per cent of infections.

5,084 COVID-19 patients were given the all-clear, bringing the total number of recoveries to 9,311,603 since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 480 seriously ill COVID patients are in treatment, including two on life support.

Việt Nam has administered almost 215.1 million doses of COVID vaccines in total, of which more than 17.3 million doses were given to children aged 12 to 17, and over 1.6 million to those aged 5 to 11. VNS