Vietnam logs additional 5,598 COVID-19 cases

Monday, 2021-11-01 22:08:14
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A total of 5,598 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Vietnam on November 1. (Photo via NDO)
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NDO/VNA - A total of 5,598 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Vietnam on November 1, bringing the total number to 926,720.

The Ministry of Health also announced 52 COVID-19 related fatalities, bringing the country’s death toll to 22,135.

Out of the new cases, three were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

The number of infections increased by 79 cases compared to the previous day’s figure.

Ho Chi Minh City still has the highest infection figures, with 927 cases, followed by Binh Duong (682) and Dong Nai (657).

Cases in the capital city Hanoi continue to slowly rise with 57 announced, an increase of 11 cases compared to a day earlier.

Provinces and cities that have recorded new cases are Dong Nai (657), Kien Giang (469), Bac Lieu (382), An Giang (215), Soc Trang (194), Binh Thuan (167), Dak Lak (164), Tien Giang (163), Tay Ninh (157), Can Tho (149), Ba Ria - Vung Tau (109), Long An (100), Ha Giang (98), Dong Thap (89), Tra Vinh (72), Binh Phuoc (72), Phu Tho (70), Ca Mau (68), Ninh Thuan (62), Vinh Long (50), Bac Ninh (50), Hau Giang (47), Ben Tre (37), Thanh Hoa (34), Kon Tum (29), Lam Dong (25), Ha Nam (23), Thua Thien- Hue (22), Nghe An (22), Khanh Hoa (21), Gia Lai (18), Quang Ngai (14), Quang Nam (14), Quang Binh (13), Nam Dinh (10), Binh Dinh (9), Bac Giang (9), Phu Yen (5), Thai Nguyen (4), Lao Cai (4), Ha Tinh (3), Vinh Phuc (3), Quang Tri (2), Tuyen Quang (2), Thai Binh (1), and Hoa Binh (1).

The Ministry of Health also announced the recovery of 1,731 more patients, bringing the total of national recoveries to 822,065.

Vietnam has so far administered nearly 81.9 million doses of vaccines.