New Covid-19 cases lowest in six months

By Chi Le   April 30, 2022 | 04:04 am PT
New Covid-19 cases lowest in six months
Students are given Covid-19 vaccine at a school in Hanoi, April 16, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Pham Chieu
The Health Ministry announced 5,019 new domestic Covid-19 patients Saturday, lowest since October 29 last year.

In the last seven days, 7,280 new cases were recorded on average each day, down 32 percent from the previous seven-day period.

Five deaths were recorded in the last seven days, down 47 percent.

Since the pandemic started last year, the death toll in Vietnam has climbed to 43,041, or 0.4 percent of all infections.

In the latest wave that hit the country in late April, more than 10.6 million cases have been confirmed and 9.2 million of them have recovered.

80.4 percent of the population have received two vaccine doses.

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