Vietnam reports 12,936 new COVID-19 infections on November 28

Sunday, 2021-11-28 21:52:10
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NDO/VNA - Vietnam logged 12,936 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours to 4pm on November 28, according to the Ministry of Health.

The ministry also said that Vietnam has not yet detected any cases infected with the new coronavirus variant Omicron.

Among the new cases, 7,100 were found in the community and eight were imported.

Compared to the previous, the number of daily cases fell nationally by 120.

The total number of cases nationwide is now 1,210,340.

Ho Chi Minh City topped the list with 1,454 new infections, followed by Can Tho city with 966 and Binh Duong with 705. The capital city of Hanoi reported 277 new cases.

A further 190 deaths were also recorded across the country, raising the total number of fatalities to 24,882.

The Ministry of Health also reported that 1,712 more patients had now fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of people given the all-clear to 958,636.

There are currently 6,096 patients in serious condition in hospital, while nine are on life support (ECMO).

Vietnam has so far administered more than 118.7 million doses of vaccines. More than 49 million citizens are now fully inoculated.