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Vietnam's COVID-19 cases surpass 1 mln

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 11th November, 2021 08:44:47 PM
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Vietnam reported 8,162 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the country's total tally to 1,000,897, according to its Ministry of Health.

Southern localities including Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong province, and Dong Nai province are by far home to the highest number of transmissions and deaths.

The health ministry also reported 84 deaths on Thursday, bringing the total coronavirus-related fatalities in Vietnam to 22,849, Xinhuanet reported.

Nationwide, 845,948 COVID-19 patients have recovered, up 1,894 from Wednesday.

Nearly 96 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, including more than 32 million second shots, have been administered, according to the ministry.

As of Thursday, the country has registered 995,903 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April, the ministry said.