The three localities with the highest number of new cases were Ho Chi Minh City with 1,311 cases, Can Tho with 982 cases, and Thua Thien Hue with 980 cases, including 822 cases that have been detected in previous days but yet to be confirmed on the national Covid-19 patient database. The Covid-19 death toll in Vietnam rose to 25,858 with the confirmation of 200 deaths on Friday. Health authorities also confirmed 1,149 recoveries on the same day, bringing the total tally of recovered cases so far to 1,006,459. Almost 53.2 million people of the nation's 96-million population have been fully vaccinated. … [Read more...] about Vietnam confirms 13,661 new Covid cases
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A medical worker takes samples for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam logged 13,698 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours to 4pm on December 2, according to the Ministry of Health . The new infections, including 21 imported ones, raised the total number in the country since the start of the pandemic to 1,266,288. Ho Chi Minh City topped the list with 1,738, followed by Can Tho (985), Tay Ninh (768), Soc Trang (747), Ba Ria-Vung Tau (637), Dong Thap (606), Binh Thuan (502), Ca Mau (496), Bac Lieu (492), Dong Nai (475) and Binh Phuoc (472). The capital Hanoi registered a further 499 transmissions, marking a record total for the city for the second consecutive day. Dak Lak, Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau provinces showed positive signs with the number of new infections decreasing by 284, 228 and 119 respectively compared to the previous day. The ministry also announced 210 fatalities, bringing the COVID death toll in Vietnam to 25,658. A … [Read more...] about Vietnam records 13,698 new COVID-19 cases
The Ministry of Health documented 13,670 new coronavirus infections across Vietnam on Friday, in addition to 1,149 recoveries and 200 deaths. The latest cases, including nine imported and 13,661 domestic transmissions, were recorded in 59 provinces and cities, the ministry said, elaborating that 8,628 patients were infected in the community. Ho Chi Minh City confirmed 1,311 of the latest infections, Can Tho City 982, Hanoi 791, Soc Trang Province 791, Binh Thuan Province 581, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province 560, Dong Nai Province 496, Khanh Hoa Province 450, Binh Duong Province 302, Hai Phong City 198, Thua Thien-Hue Province 128, Da Nang 119, Lam Dong Province 98, Quang Nam Province 67, and Quang Ninh Province seven. Vietnam had registered 13,677 locally-acquired infections on Thursday. The country has found 1,275,518 community transmissions in all its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth virus wave erupted on April 27. A combined 1,003,642 of them have recovered from COVID-19. … [Read more...] about 59 provinces, cities in Vietnam report 13,670 new COVID-19 cases, 200 mortalities
According to the Ministry of Health, Vietnam could record more Covid-19 outbreaks, especially in current weather conditions, which are favorable for the spread of the virus. In the fourth Covid-19 wave, which started in late April 2021, Vietnam has recorded 1,152,926 cases, including 1,150,625 locally-transmitted cases (99.8%). As many as 934,444 patients have recovered from the disease (81%), and 24,083 people died of the virus in 45 out of 63 provinces and cities in the country. According to the Ministry of Health, in the past seven days, some provinces reported an increase in the number of locally transmitted infections compared to the previous seven days, with an increase of 1,193 cases in Ho Chi Minh City and 1,096 cases in Ba Ria - Vung Tau. The localities that recorded a decrease in the number of infections in the community are Tien Giang with a decrease of 299 cases, An Giang with 185 cases and Ca Mau 28 cases. The number of locally transmitted cases is … [Read more...] about Why are locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases continuing to increase?
Nitazoxanide has been successfully synthesized by the Institute of Chemistry, under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, to produce drugs to treat COVID-19 patients with mild and medium symptoms. Nitazoxanide compound synthesized at the Hanoi-based Institute of Chemistry under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. Photo Courtesy of the institute The compound was synthesized on a pilot scale, which is larger than on a laboratory scale but smaller than the production scale. Professor and PhD Nguyen Van Tuyen, Director of the Institute of Chemistry, said that the institute’s scientists studied and succeeded in perfecting the process of synthesizing Nitazoxanide during the pilot phase. The institute previously announced its success in synthesizing Favipiravir, while the Institute of Marine Biochemistry successfully synthesized Molnupiravir - an antiviral medication that inhibits the replication of certain RNA viruses, and is used to treat those … [Read more...] about Vietnam successfully synthesises compounds to produce COVID-19 drugs
A medical employee checks health for a COVID-19 patient who is treated at home in Thanh Bình District of southern Đồng Tháp Province. VNA/VNS Nhựt An Photo HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese capital Hà Nội reported a record number of coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day on Friday, registering 791 infections, according to the Ministry of Health. A total of 13,670 transmissions were recorded across the country, taking the number of nationwide infections since the start of the pandemic to 1,280,780. The country also recorded 200 further fatalities, bringing the death toll to 25,858. Of the new transmissions, 8,628 were community cases and nine were imported infections that were quarantined on arrival. HCM City again topped the list of new infections with 1,311, followed by Cần Thơ Province with 982 and Hà Nội with 791. Other infections were found in Sóc Trăng (791), Tây Ninh (779), Đồng Tháp (608), Bình Thuận (581), Bến Tre (571), Vĩnh Long (564), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (560), … [Read more...] about Hà Nội registers record daily COVID infections, over 13,000 cases confirmed nationwide Friday