Taking sample for COVID-19 testing in Hanoi (Photo: NDO/Duy Linh)
NDO/VNA – Vietnam logged 829 COVID-19 new cases, including 823 domestic ones, from 12.30pm to 6.30pm on July 14, according to the Ministry of Health.
Most of the infections were confirmed in Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s current largest hotspot, with 592, and Binh Duong 73, Dong Thap 42 and Dong Nai 38, among others.
Vietnam reported a total of 2,934 cases, including 2,924 domestic infections, on the day. Of them, 2,509 cases were detected in quarantine or locked down areas.
The country has so far seen 35,479 domestic infections and 1,955 imported ones. The caseload since the fourth wave of COVID-19 outbreaks hit Vietnam since April 27 amounted to 33,909.
Eleven localities have gone through two weeks without new infections in the community.
Among the active patients, 307 tested negative for the coronavirus once, 114 twice and 81 thrice.
As many as 71 patients were given the all-clear on July 14, bringing the number of recoveries to 9,624. The death toll stands at 135 after three fatalities were confirmed on the day.
A total of 4,079,066 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered nationwide so far, with 283,884 people receiving the full two shots.
As of July 14, the country’s COVID-19 vaccine fund had received VND8.11 trillion (US$353.24 million) from 443,538 organisations and individuals, according to the fund’s managing board.
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