COVID-19: 3,619 cases added to national tally

Monday, 2021-10-11 21:18:14
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded 3,619 new infections of COVID-19, including two imported cases, on October 11, according to the Ministry of Health.

Ho Chi Minh City recorded the highest number of infections with 1,527, followed by Dong Nai province with 499 and Binh Duong province with 446.

The national tally now stands at 843,281, including 838,653 cases recorded in the fourth wave of infection that has swept the country since late April.

According to the Ministry of Health’s report, 5,014 patients nationwide are in serious conditions, with 668 requiring invasive ventilation and 22 on life support (ECMO).

On the day, the country saw 115 deaths from the disease. The death toll now hits 20,670.

A further 2,549 patients were given the all-clear on the day, taking the total number of recoveries to 784,748.

By October 10, the country had injected over 54.27 million doses of vaccines to date, with more than 15.58 million people now fully inoculated.