|Deputy chairman of the Phú Thọ Province People’s Committee Hồ Đại Dũng (centre) gives flowers to encourage doctors from the province on Wednesday who volunteered to go to HCM City to support COVID-19 treatment. — VNA/VNS Photo Trung Kiên|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam saw 2,934 new COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, increasing the caseload since the beginning of the pandemic to 37,434, said the Ministry of Health.
Ten of them were imported cases, in Bình Định (4), Thanh Hóa (3), Quảng Nam (2) and Hà Nội (1).
The remaining 2,924 infections were all domestic. HCM City recorded the most with 2,229 cases, followed by Đồng Tháp with 133 and Đồng Nai with 118.
Other localities that reported new cases included Tiền Giang (115), Bình Dương (73), Bến Tre (46), Khánh Hòa (44), Phú Yên (32), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (19), Vĩnh Long (17), Đà Nẵng (15), Sóc Trăng (13), Kiên Giang (11), Bình Thuận (9), Cần Thơ (8 ), Hà Nội (5), Ninh Thuận (4), Tây Ninh (4), Nghệ An (4), Quảng Ngãi (4), Huế (3), Bắc Ninh (3), Bắc Giang (3), An Giang (2), Trà Vinh (2), Bình Định (1), Vĩnh Phúc (1), Lào Cai (1), Lâm Đồng (1), Hà Tĩnh (1), Cà Mau (1), Lạng Sơn (1) and Bình Phước (1).
A total of 2,509 were discovered already in lockdown and quarantine areas.
As many as 71 patients were given the all-clear on Wednesday, meaning 9,624 people have recovered from the disease so far.
More than 4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered so far.
Eleven out of 63 provinces and cities have not seen any new cases for the past 14 days. — VNS