Vietnam’s COVID-19 daily count rises to more than 8,000 cases

VOV.VN - Vietnam has recorded 8,133 new coronavirus infections in 55 cities and provinces across the country during the past 24 hours, an increase of 175 cases compared to the previous day.

Official figures released by the Ministry of Health (MoH) at 06pm on November 9 also showed an additional 88 people have died and 1,325 more patients have recovered from the disease. 

Of the newly-detected infections, 3,952 cases were documented in the community through random testing or test screening.

Ho Chi Minh City remains the largest coronavirus hotspot in Vietnam, as it registered 1,276 more cases. The city is working hard to prevent the resurgence of the virus in a number of districts such as Can Gio, Nha Be and District No.10.

Other southern localities recording high numbers of infections over 24 hours were Dong Nai (923), Binh Duong (619), Soc Trang (572), An Giang (557), and Dong Thap (379).

The capital of Hanoi surprisingly recorded 268 new cases, topping northern localities in infection numbers. It was followed by Ha Giang (127), Bac Ninh (46), Bac Giang (31), Phu Tho (26), and Nam Dinh (20).

As of 06pm on November 9 Vietnam has confirmed 984,805 COVID-19 cases since the start of the first outbreak in January 2020, ranking 38th out of 223 countries and territories worldwide.

Of the total, 842,800 patients have been discharged from hospital after making a full recovery from the disease.

Vietnam has also recorded 22,686 deaths, making up 2.4% of the total number of infections. 

About 92.2 million vaccine doses have been administered nationwide, with 30.3 million people getting their second shot.

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