|A medical worker administers a COVID-19 vaccination for a child in Vũ Chính Commune, Thái Bình City, the northern province of Thái Bình. — VNA/VNS Photo Thế Duyệt|
HÀ NỘI — The capital city of Hà Nội continued to have a falling number of new COVID-19 patients on Tuesday, but still led the country with 577 cases.
The patients were among 2,855 new infections nationwide.
So far the country has had a total of 10,681,214 transmissions, ranking 12th out of 227 countries and territories worldwide.
Only one of the new cases was imported.
The new infections were reported in 52 out of 63 provinces and cities across the country.
2,467 transmissions were detected in the community.
Other localities that reported new cases were Phú Thọ (230), Vĩnh Phúc (156), Bắc Ninh (130), Nghệ An (109), Quảng Ninh (106), Tuyên Quang (99), Yên Bái (97), Bắc Kạn (85), Lâm Đồng (76), Quảng Trị (74), Hưng Yên (73), Thái Bình (71), Hải Dương (68), Đà Nẵng (60), Nam Định (60), Hà Nam (58), Lào Cai (52), Lai Châu (48), Quảng Bình (46), Cao Bằng (43), Thái Nguyên (43), Ninh Bình (35), Gia Lai (35), Sơn La (34), Hòa Bình (33), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (30), Hà Giang (28), Hà Tĩnh (28), Hải Phòng (27), Lạng Sơn (25), Bình Phước (22), Bình Dương (21), Quảng Ngãi (20), Điện Biên (20), Thanh Hóa (18), Bắc Giang (18), Vĩnh Long (18), Hồ Chí Minh City(17), Tây Ninh (15), Bình Thuận (14), Thừa Thiên Huế (9), Khánh Hòa (8 ), Phú Yên (3), Long An (3), Bến Tre (3), Sóc Trăng (3), Cà Mau (2), Đồng Nai (1), Bình Định (1), Trà Vinh (1) and Hậu Giang (1).
2,769 patients were declared recovered from the disease, with 9,324,934 people given the all-clear so far.
Only one fatality related to COVID-19 was reported on Tuesday, in Trà Vinh.
More than 215.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered so far, including over 1.8 million given to children between 5 and 11 years old. — VNS