Vietnam confirms 11,011 new local Covid-19 cases

By Chi Le   February 1, 2022 | 04:28 am PT
Vietnam confirms 11,011 new local Covid-19 cases
Passengers are seen at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, January 27, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
The Health Ministry announced 11,011 new Covid-19 patients Tuesday in 55 cities and provinces.

Hanoi led in the number of new cases at 2,705, followed by Da Nang City with 783 cases and Hai Phong with 496 cases.

In the past 24 hours, 109 Covid-19 patients have died, including 20 in Hanoi.

Vietnam has recorded 185 cases with the Omicron variant to date, with 92 of them in HCMC.

Since the pandemic started last year, the death toll in Vietnam has climbed to 37,780, or 1.67 percent of all infections.

In the latest wave that hit the country in late April, more than 2.26 million cases have been confirmed and 2.06 million of them have recovered.

So far, 76.9 percent of the population have been vaccinated with two doses.

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