Vietnam records 14,892 new local Covid-19 cases

By Le Nga   January 28, 2022 | 04:56 am PT
Vietnam records 14,892 new local Covid-19 cases
A medical staff prepares Covid-19 vaccine for injection in HCMC. Photo by VnExpress/Thanh Nguyen
Vietnam confirmed 14,892 local Covid-19 cases Friday, bringing the infection tally in the ongoing wave to 2,188,804.

The three localities with the highest numbers of patients are Hanoi with 2,885 cases, Bac Ninh with 1,013 cases and Da Nang with 886 cases.

Vietnam has recorded 166 infections with the Omicron variant so far.

141 deaths were added to the national database on Friday. The total number of deaths so far is 37,432 cases, or 1.7 percent of all infections.

4,633 Covid-19 patients were announced recovered on Friday, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 1,950,244.

79 million people have received one Covid-19 vaccine shots, 74 million have received two and 27.3 million have received three.

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