The fatalities, up from 23 in Friday's report, were recorded in the provinces of Quang Nam, Nghe An, Dak Lak and Gia Lai, while the missing and injured were mainly reported in Quang Nam and Binh Dinh provinces, according to the committee.
The natural disasters damaged 63 bridges along with some national highways and local roads, said the committee.
As many as 10,420 military officers and soldiers have been mobilized for the search and rescue work and to help locals cope with the now weakened Molave, which is among the strongest typhoons that hit Vietnam in the past 20 years.
Molave approached part of Vietnam's central region on Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and strong winds, said the committee. E
Meanwhile, Vietnam reported no new cases of Covid-19 infection on Friday, with its total confirmed cases standing at 1,177 and 35 deaths from the disease so far, according to its Ministry of Health.
The ministry announced that one more patient was given all-clear on Friday, raising the total cured cases in vietnam to 1,063.
Meanwhile, nearly 14,200 people are being quarantined and monitored in the country, the ministry said.
Vietnam has gone through 58 straight days without any Covid-19 cases in the community, according to the ministry. - Xinhua
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