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Vietnam records 7,487 Covid-19 local cases

By Le Nga   November 5, 2021 | 04:16 am PT
Vietnam records 7,487 Covid-19 local cases
A Covid-19 test point in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally in the fourth wave starting late April rose to 947,733 after the Health Ministry confirmed 7,487 new cases Friday.

The three places with the highest numbers of new infections were Dong Nai with 953 cases and Binh Duong with 917, and Ho Chi Minh City with 912.

On Friday, the ministry announced another 70 Covid-19 deaths, including 33 in HCMC. The total Covid-19 death toll so far rose to 22,412, accounting for around 2.4 percent of all infections.

Another 1,941 patients recovered, raising the number of recoveries since the start of the pandemic to 837,347.

So far, over 59.4 million people have been vaccinated. Of which, 26.9 million have been fully vaccinated.

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