|People wear masks to prevent COVID-19 while walking on the Trịnh Công Sơn walking street in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyễn Thùy Dương|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam on Monday saw the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since July 12 last year, with 2,175 patients recorded. All were domestic transmissions.
This is a decrease of 93 new infections compared with Sunday.
So far the country has had a total of 10,678,359 patients, ranking 12th out of 227 countries and territories worldwide.
The new cases were reported in 48 out of 63 provinces and cities across the country.
1,767 infections were detected in the community.
Although the number of new patients was down, Hà Nội still led the country with 601.
The other localities that reported new transmissions were Quảng Ninh (116), Phú Thọ (113), Tuyên Quang (107), Nghệ An (103), Yên Bái (101), Vĩnh Phúc (76), Hải Dương (75), Thái Bình (73), Bắc Kạn (64), Lào Cai (54), Quảng Bình (50), Hưng Yên (49), Thái Nguyên (48), Bắc Giang (46), Lạng Sơn (38), Hà Giang (37), Quảng Ngãi (36), Điện Biên (34), Hồ Chí Minh City (30), Sơn La (29), Đà Nẵng (28), Gia Lai (24), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (24), Nam Định (23), Hòa Bình (20), Quảng Trị (18), Hà Nam (18), Lai Châu (18), Thanh Hóa (16), Cao Bằng (14), Phú Yên (11), Quảng Nam (9), Bình Định (9), Đồng Tháp (8 ), Ninh Bình (8 ), Tây Ninh (8 ), Bình Phước (7), Bến Tre (6), Khánh Hòa (5), Thừa Thiên Huế (4), Kiên Giang (3), Bình Dương (3), Trà Vinh (3), Cà Mau (3), Vĩnh Long (2), Đồng Nai (2) and Cần Thơ (1).
1,574 patients were declared recovered from the disease today, with 9,322,165 people now given the all-clear so far.
Only one fatality related to COVID-19 was reported on Monday, in Bắc Ninh.
More than 215.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered nationwide so far, including 1.8 million to children aged 5 to 11 years old. — VNS