93% of COVID-19 patients in the fourth outbreak given all-clear

Monday, 2021-10-11 15:12:12
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779,382 patients have been given the all-clear since the start of the fourth outbreak on April 27. (Photo courtesy of Bach Mai Hospital)
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NDO – The whole country recorded 835,036 COVID-19 cases since the start of the fourth outbreak on April 27, of which 779,382 patients have been given the all-clear, accounting for 93%.

According to the Ministry of Health, by the afternoon of October 10, 7 out 62 provinces and cities had not recorded new cases for 14 days, including: Bac Kan, Tuyen Quang, Hoa Binh, Thai Nguyen, Dien Bien, Hai Room, Thai Binh. 12 provinces and cities had no secondary infections in the community in the past 14 days: Quang Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Bac Giang, Phu Tho, Ninh Binh, Bac Ninh, Lang Son, Son La, Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Ha Giang, and Lai Chau.

The prevalence of the disease per million people in Vietnam ranks 9th among ASEAN countries, and 155th out of 223 countries and territories in the world.

The number of deaths has decreased sharply in recent days with an average of 119 per week. The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Vietnam so far is 20,555, accounting for 2.4% of the total number of infections.

Vaccination rates have increased rapidly with more than 53 million doses of vaccines having been administered. (Photo: NDO/Duy Linh)

Compared to the world, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 34th out of 223 countries and territories; the number of deaths per 1 million people ranks 135th out of 223 countries and territories. When ompared with Asia, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 10th out of 49 countries and territories; The number of deaths per million people ranks 30th out of 49 countries and territories.

Vaccination rates have also increased rapidly with more than 53 million doses of vaccines having been administered, of which 38,259,436 doses are first shots and 14,972,533 doses were administered as second shots.

The number of seriously ill patients being treated is 5,014 cases, of which only 835 cases are severe COVID-19 requiring mechanical ventilation and ECMO intervention.