Vietnam records 114,125 new Covid cases

By Le Nga   March 1, 2022 | 03:39 am PT
Vietnam records 114,125 new Covid cases
Medics take care of a Covid-19 patient in Hanoi in 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Chi Le
The Health Ministry confirmed 98,743 new local Covid-19 cases Tuesday in all 63 cities and provinces while northern Ha Giang Province registered an extra 15,382 cases.

On Tuesday alone, Hanoi continues to account for most cases, at 13,323, followed by northern Quang Ninh Province with 4,011 and northern Bac Ninh Province with 3,933.

The additional cases in Ha Giang were detected in previous days but have not been added to the national database until now.

The ministry also confirmed another 86 Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, raising the national death toll to 40,338, or 1.1 percent of the total infections.

For now, there are 965,486 active patients and 3,851 are severe.

Around 75.5 million people of Vietnam's 96 million population have been vaccinated with two doses, including children aged from 12 to under 17, and around 40 million have received the third dose.

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