Vietnam reports 4,363 new COVID-19 cases on October 6

Wednesday, 2021-10-06 21:10:42
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NDO/VNA - Vietnam recorded 4,363 new COVID-19 cases, including seven imported ones, in the past 24 hours till 5pm on October 6, reported the Health Ministry.

Ho Chi Minh City, which is the country’s largest pandemic hotspot, continued to record the highest number of cases, with 1,960 new infections. It is followed by Binh Duong province with 852 cases, Dong Nai 534 and An Giang 180. The capital city of Hanoi logged nine cases.

The country’s total number of infections has to date reached 822,687.

As many as 10,033 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on October 6, bringing the country's total recoveries to 757,086.

Also on the day, the country logged 119 deaths, taking the national tally to 20,098.

As many as 1,148,557 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered on October 5, putting the total administered shots in Vietnam to more than 48 million. More than 12.2 million people have received two doses of vaccine.