COVID-19 infections fall to five-month low of 8,800 over 24 hours

VOV.VN - The daily number of fresh coronavirus infections in Vietnam nosedived to a five-month low of 8,813 in 60 cities and provinces across the country, the Ministry of Health said in its coronavirus update on April 24.

Official data from the Ministry of Health show that only one individual tested positive for the SARS-Cov-2 virus upon returning from overseas, and the remainder were locally acquired infections.

Of the total, as many as 6,245 cases were documented in the community.

None of the localities registered more than 1,000 cases each, and Hanoi topped localities in infection number, recording 970 fresh cases during the day.

Ho Chi Minh City, the largest and busiest locality in Vietnam, only reported 48 new cases, a record low figure over the past months.

Localities that saw the number of infections decrease most compared to the previous day were Phut Tho (-242), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (-156), and Gia Lai (-153).

Meanwhile, localities that saw the number of infections rise most compared to the previous day were Ha Tinh (+137), Ben Tre (+67) and Lai Chau (+39).

On average 11,593 cases were recorded in Vietnam daily in the past seven days.

The same day, the Ministry of Health announced an additional 4,581 patients recovering from the disease, and nine more deaths in six localities.

As of 6pm on April 24, Vietnam has confirmed more than 10.5 million infections, ranking 12th out of 227 countries and territories worldwide.

Of the total, nearly 9.1 million patients have recovered, and 43,013 patients have died of the virus and underlying illnesses.

As many as 212 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered nationwide. Of the figure, more than half a million doses have been administered to children aged from five to under 12 years.

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