COVID-19: New cases on November 23 top 11,132

Tuesday, 2021-11-23 21:18:26
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded 11,132 cases of COVID-19 in 61 localities during 24 hours from 4pm November 22 to 4pm November 23, including 6 imported cases, according to the Ministry of Health.

Ho Chi Minh City continued to record the highest number of infections with 1,204, followed by Ba Ria-Vung Tau province with 709 and Binh Duong with 698. Binh Duong also registered an additional 28,000 cases in the national data system after verifying information from previous days.

The national tally reached 1,143,967.

According to the Ministry of Health’s report, 5,295 patients nationwide are in serious conditions, with 456 requiring invasive ventilation and 9 on life support (ECMO).

On the day, the country saw 167 deaths from the disease. The death toll now hits 24,118.

A further 1,034 patients were given the all-clear, taking the total number of recoveries to 911,310.

By November 22, the country had injected over 110.91 million doses of vaccines to date, with more than 43.57 million people now fully inoculated.