Vietnam reports record 17,409 Covid infections on Friday

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The Ministry of Health announced 17,409 more Covid-19 local cases Friday, bringing the domestic tally in the ongoing wave to 406,224.
Vietnam reports record 17,409 Covid infections on Friday

Of the new cases, 12,901 were recorded on Friday and 4,508 were added by the Binh Duong Center for Disease Control, after the test results of the previous days came in.

HCMC leads the number of cases with 5,383, followed by Binh Duong (4,187) and Dong Nai (996).

On the same day, 10,126 patients have recovered, raising the number of recoveries since the start of the pandemic to 198,614.

After 356 deaths were announced Friday, the death toll so far went up to 10,053, accounting for 2.4 percent of all cases in the country.

The total number of infections of Vietnam in this pandemic is 410,366.

Over 18.8 million have been vaccinated for Covid-19, of which more than 16.6 have received at least one shot.

Source: VNE

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