Vietnam records 3,513 new local Covid cases

By Le Nga   October 10, 2021 | 07:35 pm GMT+7
Vietnam records 3,513 new local Covid cases
A passenger makes a health declaration at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, Oct. 10, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy
The Health Ministry confirmed 3,513 new Covid-19 cases Sunday, taking the total number of infections in the current wave to 835,037, and marking the lowest daily tally in 86 days.

The epicenter HCMC recorded 1,067 cases, while its neighbors Binh Duong recorded 782 cases and Dong Nai 662 cases.

113 deaths were reported on Sunday, taking the total number of coronavirus deaths in the ongoing wave to 20,555, taking up around 2.4 percent of all infections.

21,398 Covid-19 patients were announced recovered, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 782,199.

Vietnam has vaccinated over 38.2 million with at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot. Over 14.9 million people have been fully vaccinated.

With coronavirus cases dropping in many localities including HCMC, the Ministry of Transport has decided to restart daily flights on 19 routes including the one between Hanoi and HCMC from Sunday.

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