Việt Nam logs 12,420 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, 272 more deaths

Việt Nam recorded 12,420 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday and 272 more deaths. It brings the national total to 576,096 cases. There were also 73 deaths added from previous days, bringing the total COVID-19 fatalities in Việt Nam to 14,470. See more details below.

Việt Nam logs 12,420 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, 272 more deaths

But there were a further 12,523 COVID-19 patients given the all-clear, bringing the total number of recoveries to 338,170.

The capital city of Hà Nội recorded just 35 new transmissions.

New infections were found in HCM City (5,549), Bình Dương (4,531), Đồng Nai (880), Long An (412), Tây Ninh (161), Kiên Giang (135), Tiền Giang (115), Khánh Hòa (77), Đắk Lắk (61), Cần Thơ (53), Quảng Bình (50), Bình Thuận (44), Đồng Tháp (41), Đà Nẵng (35), Hà Nội (35), Bình Định (29), An Giang (28), Bình Phước (20), Đắk Nông (19), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (16), Thanh Hóa (15), Phú Yên (15), Bến Tre (12), Bạc Liêu (12), Quảng Nam (10), Sóc Trăng (9), Nghệ An (8 ), Gia Lai (7), Quảng Ngãi (6), Hưng Yên (4), Cà Mau (4), Bắc Ninh (2), Trà Vinh (1), Quảng Trị (1), Ninh Thuận (1) and Bắc Giang (1).

On average, in the last seven days, Việt Nam reported around 12,750 new cases daily.

In the last 24 hours, the national caseload reduced by 264 with a decrease of 1,759 in HCM City. However, Bình Dương Province’s infections increased 1,359, Đồng Nai up 66 cases and Long An up 40.

Five localities with highest infections in Việt Nam are HCM City (278,703), Bình Dương (146,296), Đồng Nai (32,059), Long An (27,216) and Tiền Giang (11,274). 

There are currently 6,417 people in a serious condition, with 35 requiring life support, according to the health ministry.

HCM City and Bình Dương reported the highest number of COVID-19 relating deaths with 203 and 40, respectively.

More than 24.7 million people have been vaccinated, with almost 4.2 million fully vaccinated.

12,420 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday

Việt Nam reports 12.420 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, including 21 imported and 12,399 local cases. The local cases are in Hồ Chí Minh (5.549), Bình Dương (4.531), Đồng Nai (880), Long An (412), Tây Ninh (161), Kiên Giang (135), Tiền Giang (115), Khánh Hòa (77), Đắk Lắk (61), Cần Thơ (53), Quảng Bình (50), Bình Thuận (44), Đồng Tháp (41), Đà Nẵng (35), Hà Nội (35), Bình Định (29), An Giang (28), Bình Phước (20), Đắk Nông (19), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (16), Thanh Hóa (15), Phú Yên (15), Bến Tre (12), Bạc Liêu (12), Quảng Nam (10), Sóc Trăng (9), Nghệ An (8 ), Gia Lai (7), Quảng Ngãi (6), Hưng Yên (4), Cà Mau (4), Bắc Ninh (2), Trà Vinh (1), Quảng Trị (1), Ninh Thuận (1), Bắc Giang (1). Among these, 6,138 are found in the community. 

Critical COVID-19 patients recover in Đà Nẵng

ĐÀ NẴNG — Several critical COVID-19 patients have recovered and been released from Đà Nẵng’s Lung hospital after 17-day treatment. They now need a two-week home quarantine period.

Director of the hospital Dr Lê Thành Phúc said four patients had been taken to the hospital with a series of severe conditions such as hypertension, pneumonia, respiratory distress, obesity and strokes, but doctors did their best to save them during the city’s lockdown.

Phúc said a male patient, 82, who suffered stroke and half-body paralysis, was one of the most severe emergency cases at the hospital. He has now tested negative twice with SARS-COV-2 after two weeks.

He said another COVID-19 patient, aged 64, who was diagnosed with tuberculosis and SARS-COV-2 infection on August 23, had recovered by September 8.

A 60-year-old COVID-19 patient with obesity and respiratory distress was among 162 recovered COVID-19 patients on Wednesday.

The city’s Centre for Disease Control said the number of SARS-COV-2 community infection cases has had remained under 15 per day since September 1, while more than 100 COVID-19 patients were released from hospitals each day over the last five days.

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