Vietnam reports 15,684 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (Jan 16) as Hanoi almost hit 3,000 cases on a single day


  • Vietnam
  • Sunday, 16 Jan 2022

Medical workers provide in-home vaccinations for the elderly in Cua Dong ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi. - Vietnam News/ANN

HANOI, Jan. 16 (Xinhua): Vietnam reported 15,684 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, including 15,643 locally transmitted and 41 imported, according to its health ministry.

The Vietnamese capital Hanoi remained the locality with the highest number of infections on Sunday with 2,982 cases, followed by central Da Nang city with 888 cases and central Khanh Hoa province with 680 cases.

The infections brought the country's total tally to 2,023,546 with 35,609 deaths.

Nationwide, 1,727,290 Covid-19 patients have so far recovered.

Some 168 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines, including 72.3 million second shots and 17.1 million third shots, have been administered, according to the ministry.

Vietnam has by far gone through four coronavirus waves of increasing scale, complication and infectivity.

As of Sunday, the country has registered over 2 million locally transmitted Covid-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April last year, the ministry said. - Vietnam News/ANN
Article type: free
User access status:
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Vietnam , Covid-19 , Cases , Still High , Sunday (Jan 16)

   

Next In Aseanplus News

Singapore: 20 years' detention for paedophile who sexually abused his two grand-nieces
Asean News Headlines at 9pm on Monday (May 23, 2022)
Thai engineers' app for healthy meal the winner a APEC app challenge
Covid-19: Vietnam records 1,179 new cases, 3,862 recoveries on Monday (May 23)
US unveils 13-nation economic pact to assert Asia leadership; seven South-East Asian countries included
Philippines' Marcos says he discussed defence deal with Unite States envoy
Thailand aiming to keep inflation under 5% this year, says PM Prayut
Anti-trust chief to lead Philippines' economic planning agency; he is first economic appointment to Marcos Jr's cabinet
AMRO forecasts Vietnam's strong recovery amidst external headwinds
HKEX to set up two overseas offices in US, Europe to attract more global IPOs, investment, CEO Aguzin says

Others Also Read