COVID-19: Cumulative tally surpasses 1 million case mark in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Vietnam has recorded 8,162 new coronavirus infections in 56 cities and provinces across the country during the past 24 hours, bringing its cumulative tally of infections to more than 1 million.

Official figures released by the Ministry of Health (MoH) at 06pm on November 11 also showed an additional 84 people have died and 1,894 more patients have recovered from the disease. 

Of the newly-detected infections, 3,951 cases were documented in the community through random testing or test screening.

Ho Chi Minh City topped localities in infection numbers, confirming 1,185 new cases. It was followed by other southern localities such as Dong Nai, Tay Ninh Binh Duong, An Giang, Tien Giang, and Kien Giang, with their daily caseload ranging from 400 to more than 900.

The outbreak remains complicated in Hanoi capital that detected 154 new cases during the day, according to the MoH coronavirus update.

Other northern localities registering dozens each include Ha Giang, Bac Ninh, Phu Tho, Nam Dinh, Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Dien Bien and Hung Yen.

As of 06pm on November 11 Vietnam has confirmed 1,000,897 COVID-19 cases since the start of the first outbreak in January 2020, ranking 37th out of 223 countries and territories worldwide.

Of the total, 845,948 patients have been discharged from hospital after making a full recovery from the disease.

Vietnam has also recorded 22,849 deaths, making up 2.4% of the total number of infections. 

About 95.6 million vaccine doses have been administered nationwide, with 32 million people getting their second shot.