COVID-19 infections fall on sixth consecutive day, 186,000 more recover

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced 130,735 new coronavirus infections in Vietnam on March 22, a fall of 978 cases compared to the previous day.

March 22 is the sixth consecutive day that has seen daily infections fall considerably nationwide.

Official data from the MoH show the number of new COVID-19 cases dropped from 180,558 on March 16 to 178,112 on March 17, 163,174 on March 18, 150,618 on March 19, 141,151 on March 20, 131,713 on March 20 and 130,735 on March 22.

Of the March 22 figure, 130,731 cases were locally acquired, with 83,731 cases recorded in the community. Four cases tested positive upon returning from overseas, and the remainder were diagnosed in quarantine and lockdown areas.

Most of the cases were recorded in northern Vietnam. Hanoi capital topped localities nationwide registering 16,014 new cases, down 1,902 cases from a day ago.

It’s noteworthy that four northern localities: Thai Binh, Hung Yen, Quang Ninh and Vinh Phuc registered to add nearly 120,000 cases to the national COVID-19 database.

The MoH also reported that the past 24 hours saw more than 186,137 patients recovering from the disease and 65 patients die of the virus and other underlying illnesses.

As of 06pm on March 22, Vietnam has detected 8,338,914 COVID-19 cases since the start of the outbreak, ranking 14th out of 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Of the infected patients, 4,468,805 have been discharged from hospital after making a full recovery from the disease, and 42,014 patients have died of the virus.

More than 202 million vaccine doses have been administered nationwide.

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