Vietnam records 5,595 new local Covid cases

By Le Nga   November 1, 2021 | 04:21 am PT
Vietnam records 5,595 new local Covid cases
A man receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot in HCMC, August 14, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran
Health authorities confirmed 5,595 new local Covid-19 cases Monday, up 91 cases from previous day, pushing the ongoing wave's tally to 921,882.

The three localities with the highest number of new cases were Ho Chi Minh City with 927 cases, Binh Duong with 682 cases and Dong Nai with 657 cases.

Of the day's tally, 2,321 cases were detected in the community.

The Health Ministry also confirmed 1,731 recoveries the same day, bringing the total tally of recovered cases so far to 822,065.

The Covid-19 death toll in Vietnam rose to 22,135 with the confirmation of 52 deaths Monday.

The average number of new cases in the country for the past seven days has been 4,871 a day while the national death rate has been 57 a day on average.

Over 57.3 million people have been vaccinated, with more than 24.6 million receiving two doses.

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