COVID-19 in Viet Nam: Additional 5,376 new cases reported on October 3

Update: 22:59 | 03/10/2021
Viet Nam recorded an additional 5,376 COVID-19 infections, including 5,367 domestic and nine imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 5pm on October 3, the Ministry of Health announced.
Tin Covid-19 tối 3/10: Thêm 5.376 ca mắc mới, số bệnh nhân khỏi lập kỷ lục mới 28.859; 32 ca liên quan đến Bệnh viện Việt-Đức
Viet Nam reports 5,376 new COVID-19 cases, 808,578 in total.

Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s currently largest pandemic hotspot, logged the highest number of COVID-19 infections, with 2,461 cases. It was followed by southern Binh Duong (1,283), Dong Nai (824), and An Giang provinces (147).

The new cases brought the total number of COVID-19 infections since the pandemic broke out in early 2020 to 808,578.

On the same day, 28,859 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, raising the total of recoveries to 693,797.

Meanwhile, 114 fatalities related to COVID-19 were reported on the day, lifting the death toll to 19,715.

On October 2, a further 979,585 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered. To date, more than 44.63 million doses of vaccines have been given to people, including over 34.15 million first shots and more than 10.48 million second jabs.

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(Source: VNA)