COVID-19: Infection tally falls by 968 to 14,818, with over 9,300 local cases

VOV.VN - A total of 14,818 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed by the Health Ministry on January 11, including 9,396 detected in the community, marking a drop of 968 from the previous day.

The total caseload since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 1,914,393, ranking 28th out of 224 countries and territories.

New cases were reported in 62 provinces and cities nationwide, with Hanoi once again registering the highest number of infections at more than 2,830.

Elsewhere, the three localities reporting the highest number of infections behind Hanoi include Khanh Hoa with 795 cases, Binh Phuoc with 640 cases, and Binh Dinh with 609 cases.

Statistics show that currently, Hanoi has roughly 73,790 positive cases of the SARS-Cov-2 virus, with this number expected to keep increasing in the coming time. As a means of ensuring continued care and support for asymptomatic and mild patients, the Hanoi health sector has formulated a process of co-ordinating management and treatment of F0 cases at home.

The country’s COVID-19 death toll also rose to 34,531 with the confirmation of 212 fatalities over the past 24 hours. Indeed, the nation’s COVID-19 deaths account for 2% of the total infections since the pandemic first began.

The average number of deaths recorded over the past seven days now stands at 216 cases per day.

As of January 10, the nation had injected over 161 million doses of vaccines, with more than 71.1 million people now being fully inoculated, while more than 11.8 million third shots have been administered.

The total number of recoveries grew to more than 1.59 million after an additional 89,842 people were declared free from the virus on the same day.