A sixth-grader in Long Xuyên City, in the southern province of An Giang, is inoculated against COVID-19. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Sang
HÀ NỘI — A total of 1,550 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, a fall of 46 compared to Sunday, as well as two deaths.
The latest numbers bring the total national caseload to 10,698,180 so far.
Among the new infections, just two were imported and the rest were domestic. A total of 1,355 new transmissions were detected in the community.
The capital city of Hà Nội again recorded the highest number of infections with 437, followed by northern Bắc Ninh Province with 98.
The other cases were found in Yên Bái (76), Quảng Ninh (75), Nghệ An (64), Vĩnh Phúc (63), Tuyên Quang (61), Thái Bình (54), Phú Thọ (53), Hải Dương (45), Quảng Bình (44), Thái Nguyên (44), Lào Cai (33), Bắc Kạn (25), Bình Dương (24), Đà Nẵng (22), Hà Tĩnh (22), Hưng Yên (22), Thanh Hóa (22), Ninh Bình (21), Hải Phòng (19), HCM City (19), Hòa Bình (17), Hà Nam (16), Nam Định (16), Bình Phước (15), Cao Bằng (15), Quảng Trị (14), Sơn La (11), Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu (11), Điện Biên (11), Quảng Ngãi (11), Hà Giang (11), Lạng Sơn (8 ), Lâm Đồng (7), Tây Ninh (6), Lai Châu (5), Bến Tre (5), Phú Yên (5), Cà Mau (4), Bắc Giang (4), Long An (3), Bình Định (3), Đồng Tháp (2), Khánh Hòa (2), Vĩnh Long (1), Kiên Giang (1) and Hậu Giang (1).
However, 15 provinces and cities did not report any COVID-19 cases on Monday.
The two deaths bring Việt Nam’s COVID-19 death toll to 43,067, accounting for 0.4 per cent of total cases.
A total of 4,723 patients were also given the all-clear on Monday, taking the total number of recoveries to 9,359,763.
More than 217 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the country to date, of which more than 2.5 million have been given to children aged 5 to 11. — VNS