|A medical worker collects samples for COVID-19 testing in HCM City. — VNA/VNS Photo|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam on Monday recorded its most-ever COVID-19 infections in one day with 1,102 cases, bringing the country's total caseload to 21,035 so far.
HCM City topped the list of most infections with 641, followed by Đồng Tháp Province (165) and Bình Dương Province (131).
Cases were also reported in Phú Yên (40), Khánh Hòa (18), Long An (15), An Giang (12), Tiền Giang (11), Hưng Yên (9), Đồng Nai (9), Bắc Giang (7), Bắc Ninh (4), Quảng Ngãi (4), Bình Phước (4), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (4), Vĩnh Long (3), Bình Định (3), Tây Ninh (3) and Hà Tĩnh (2) provinces, while Lạng Sơn, Sóc Trăng, Nghệ An and Lâm Đồng provinces saw one case each.
Thirteen imported cases were also reported on Monday with 12 cases in Trà Vinh and one in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu.
Fourteen localities have gone 14 days without new community infections, namely Yên Bái, Quảng Trị, Tuyên Quang, Sơn La, Ninh Bình, Thanh Hóa, Thái Nguyên, Điện Biên, Vĩnh Phúc, Hải Dương, Phú Thọ, Hà Nam, Nam Định and Quảng Nam.
A total of 203 COVID-19 patients were given the all-clear on Monday, bringing the total number of recoveries to 8,022.
There have been 17,594 cases since the latest outbreak hit the country on April 27. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed 90 lives in Việt Nam so far. — VNS