Vietnam records 54,995 new local Covid cases

April 5, 2022 | 04:22 am PT
Vietnam records 54,995 new local Covid cases
A woman disinfects her hands at the Da Nang General Hospital in Da Nang City. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Dong
The Ministry of Health confirmed another 54,995 local Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.

The localities with the highest number of cases are Hanoi with 5,199 cases, and northern provinces of Yen Bai and Vinh Phuc with 2,280 and 1,824 respectively.

Also Tuesday, the Health Ministry announced 39 more deaths due to Covid-19, raising the total number of deaths so far to 42,681 cases, or around 0.4 percent of all infections.

The country now has 2,055 severe Covid-19 patients.

Of its 96-million population, around 76.9 million have received two vaccine shots and 50.5 million have received three.

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