Vietnam records 13,306 Covid-19 cases

By Le Nga   September 10, 2021 | 05:07 am PT
Vietnam records 13,306 Covid-19 cases
A medical staff at a Covid-19 hospital in HCMC, July 19, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Thanh Nguyen
The Ministry of Health confirmed 13,306 Covid-19 local cases Friday, pushing the domestic tally in the ongoing wave to 585,052.

Three localities with the highest numbers of cases were Ho Chi Minh City with 7,539 cases, Binh Duong with 3,563 cases and Dong Nai with 823 cases.

On Friday, 254 deaths were announced, including 195 in HCMC, bringing the death toll since the pandemic started to 14,745.

Also on Friday, 12,751 Covid-19 patients were announced recovered, bringing the total tally of recovered cases so far to 350,921.

The average number of new cases in the country for the past seven days has been12,523 a day. The national death rate over the past week has been 302 a day on average.

Over 25.9 million people have received at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot. Nearly 4.5 million people have been fully vaccinated.

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