Việt Nam sees lowest daily COVID infections in nearly a year

June, 19/2022 - 18:01
The Ministry of Health on Sunday reported 533 cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, the lowest number recorded in the country over the last 11 months.

 

A medical worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine for a 6th-grade student at the vaccination site of Lê Quý Đôn Secondary School in Hà Nội's Hà Đông District. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết 

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health on Sunday reported 533 cases of COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, the lowest number recorded in the country over the last 11 months.

The new infections – all locally transmitted – represented a decrease of 166 compared to the figure on Saturday. It brought the total caseload to 10,737,640 since the start of the pandemic.

Hà Nội remained the only locality with over 100 new cases reported, at 140.

The remaining transmissions were detected in Nghệ An (30), Lào Cai (27), Quảng Ninh (25), Phú Thọ (25), HCM City (24), Đà Nẵng (24), Bắc Ninh (21), Tuyên Quang (20), Yên Bái (15), Thái Nguyên (15), Thái Bình (14), Nam Định (14), Sơn La (12), Hòa Bình (12), Hà Giang (12), Quảng Bình (11), Hải Phòng (9), Vĩnh Phúc (9), Hải Dương (8 ), Cao Bằng (8 ), Thanh Hóa (8 ), Bắc Giang (7), Hưng Yên (6), Lâm Đồng (5), Bắc Kạn (5), Quảng Trị (5), Ninh Bình (4), Hà Nam (4), Thừa Thiên Huế (3), Điện Biên (2), Bình Định (2), Lạng Sơn (2), Lai Châu (1), Khánh Hòa (1), Bình Phước (1), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (1) and Bến Tre (1).

A total of 4,255 patients were given the all-clear, bringing the total number of recoveries to 9,601,630.

There are 44 patients needing oxygen support, while no deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours.

The total number of fatalities still stands at 43,083, accounting for 0.4 per cent of total infections.

More than 225.6 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Việt Nam so far, including more than 202 million doses for adults, over 17.5 million for those aged 12 to 17 and 5.9 million doses for children aged 5 to 11. —  VNS