Vietnam records 10,365 new COVID infections, only 6 deaths

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health of Vietnam confirmed 10,365 new coronavirus infections in 59 cities and provinces across the country on April 23, decreasing by 795 cases compared to the previous day.

All the cases were locally acquired, including 7,412 cases documented in the community.

Like the previous day, April 23 saw none of the localities record more than 1,000 new cases each. Hanoi capital that had reported thousands of cases daily over the past days registered 978 cases, topping localities in infection number.

Localities that saw the number of infections decrease most compared to the previous day were Son La (-150), Ha Tinh (-147), and Hai Duong (-116).

Meanwhile, localities that saw the number of infections rise most compared to the previous day were Hai Phong (+78), Quang Binh (+49) and Quang Ninh (+28).

On average 12,428 cases were recorded in Vietnam daily in the past seven days.

The same day, the Ministry of Health announced an additional 2,229 patients recovering from the disease, and only six more deaths in five localities.

As of 6pm on April 23, 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 43,004 patients have died of the virus and underlying illnesses.

As many as 211 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered nationwide.

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