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Vietnam records 10,299 new local Covid cases

By Le Nga   November 22, 2021 | 04:08 am PT
Vietnam records 10,299 new local Covid cases
A medical worker checks a list of workers coming from Covid-19 hotspot Bac Giang Province to Hanoi, June 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy
The Health Ministry confirmed 10,299 new local Covid-19 cases Monday, up 417 cases from the previous day, pushing the ongoing wave's tally to 1,098,797.

The three localities with the highest number of new cases were Ho Chi Minh City with 1,547 cases, Binh Duong with 688 cases and Tay Ninh with 564 cases.

Of the day's tally, 5,647 cases were detected in the community.

The Health Ministry also confirmed 4,776 recoveries the same day, bringing the total number of recovered cases so far to 910,276.

The Covid-19 death toll in Vietnam rose to 23,591 with the confirmation of 190 deaths Monday.

The average number of new cases in the country for the past seven days has been 9,858 a day while the national death rate has been 110 a day on average.

Over 66.9 million people have been vaccinated, with more than 42 million receiving two doses.

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