Vietnam reports 259 new COVID-19 cases

There were 259 new COVID-19 cases nationwide, the lowest in the past four days, including one fatality from the south central province of Binh Thuan, reported the Health Ministry on November 19.
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Since the pandemic broke out, Vietnam has recorded 11,511,178 infection cases, ranking 13th out of 230 countries and territories.

The same day, 113 patients were given all-clear from the virus, bringing the total recoveries to 10,606,746.

One related death was reported on the day. So far, the total fatalities have amounted to 43,169, accounting for 0.4% of the total infections.

On November 18, as many as 107,210 COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered, raising the total to 263,166,365.