Vietnam reports 15,699 more domestic Covid-19 cases

By Le Nga   January 25, 2022 | 04:00 am PT
Vietnam reports 15,699 more domestic Covid-19 cases
A doctor takes care of a Covid-19 patient at the National Hospital for Tropical Disease in Hanoi in 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy
Vietnam confirmed another 15,699 local Covid-19 cases on Tuesday in 61 cities and provinces, and Hanoi continued to lead the tally.

The capital city reported 2,956 cases, followed by the central Da Nang City with 989 cases and the northern port city of Hai Phong with 704 cases.

The ministry confirmed 126 more Covid-19 deaths on Tuesday, including 18 in Hanoi, raising the national death toll to 37,010, or 1.7 percent of the total infections.

The fourth wave that hit Vietnam last April has until now been responsible for over 2.16 million cases. Of them, more than 1.9 have recovered.

Of 207,985 active patients in the country now, 4,602 are severe cases.

Almost 74 million people of the nation's 96-million population have been vaccinated with two doses, and more than 24.6 million have received the third doses.

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