Vietnam records 4,147 more local Covid cases

By Le Nga   October 7, 2021 | 04:31 am PT
Vietnam records 4,147 more local Covid cases
A health worker instructs Covid-19 patients on physicial therapy to restore lung functions in HCMC's District 8, September 21, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Vietnam on Thursday recorded 4,147 more local Covid-19 cases, bringing the number of infections in the new wave to 822,239.

The epicenter HCMC recorded 1,730 cases, while its neighbors Binh Duong recorded 840 cases and Dong Nai 589 cases.

125 deaths were added to the national database on Thursday: 92 in Ho Chi Minh City, 19 in Binh Duong, five in Ninh Thuan, three in Dong Nai, two in Can Tho and one each in Ben Tre, Tien Giang, Dak Nong and Long An.

The total number of coronavirus deaths so far is 20,223, taking up around 2.4 percent of all infections.

Also on Thursday, 1,402 Covid-19 patients were announced recovered, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 758,488.

Vietnam has vaccinated over 36.4 million with at least one Covid-19 vaccine shot. Over 12.8 million people have been fully vaccinated.

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