Vietnam reports 3,619 new Covid-19 cases as total now stands at 843,281

A medical staff member takes Covid-19 swab test sample from a man in Vietnam's Nghe An Province on Monday (Oct 11, 2021). - Vietnam News/ANN

HANOI, Oct. 11 (Vietnam News/ANN): Vietnam reported 3,619 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, including 3,617 locally transmitted and two imported, according to the country's Ministry of Health.

Most of the community cases were detected in southern localities, including 1,527 in Ho Chi Minh City, 499 in Dong Nai province and 446 in Binh Duong province.

The new infections brought the country's total tally to 843,281, with 20,670 deaths, the ministry said.

An additional 117 Covid-19 related deaths were recorded on Monday (Oct 11).

Nationwide, as many as 784,748 Covid-19 patients have so far recovered, up 2,549 from Sunday, while over 54 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered, according to the ministry.

There are 5,014 patients being treated in hospital at the moment, 22 are on life support (ECMO).

So far, 54.2 million doses of vaccines have been administered in Vietnam.

As of Monday, Vietnam has registered a total of 838,653 locally transmitted Covid-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April, the ministry said. - Vietnam News/ANN

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