Vietnam records 15,150 COVID-19 cases on January 29

Saturday, 2022-01-29 19:07:40
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NDO/VNA - Vietnam reported an additional 15,150 COVID-19 infections, including 50 imported cases, on January 29, according to the Ministry of Health.

The capital city of Hanoi continued to report the highest number of daily transmissions nationwide, with 2,806 cases. It was followed by Bac Ninh with 992 cases, Da Nang with 865, and Thanh Hoa with 732.

Total cases since the start of the pandemic now stand at 2,233,287, of which 2,226,343 are the result of the fourth wave that started in late April 2021.

The number of COVID-19 related fatalities announced on the day was 115.

The country’s COVID-19 death toll is now 37,547 cases, about 1.7 percent of the total infections.

There are 3,869 COVID-19 patients nationwide in serious condition, with 505 requiring invasive ventilation and 19 on life support.