HANOI, Nov. 2 (Xinhua): Vietnam reported 5,637 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, including 5,613 locally transmitted and 24 imported, according to the country's Ministry of Health.
Also on Tuesday, for the first time in many months, Ho Chi Minh City did not top the list of localities with the most new daily cases in the country.
Most of the community cases were detected in southern localities, including 858 in Dong Nai province, 780 in Binh Duong province, and 682 in Ho Chi Minh City.
The new infections brought the country's total tally to 932,357, with 22,205 deaths, the ministry said.
Nationwide, as many as 824,806 Covid-19 patients have so far recovered, up 2,741 from Monday, while over 83 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, according to the ministry.
As of Tuesday, Vietnam has registered a total of 927,494 locally transmitted Covid-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April, the ministry said.
Vietnam has so far administered more than 83.1 million doses of vaccines. - VIetnam News/ANN