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Vietnam logs 1,815 new coronavirus cases and one death on Saturday (Aug 13)

Tan KW
Publish date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022, 09:49 PM

HANOI, Aug 13 : Vietnam logged an additional 1,815 Covid-19 cases on August 13, according to the Ministry of Health.

The new infections raised the country’s total caseload since the pandemic broke out to 11,364,355.

A total 5,186 Covid-19 patients were given the all clear on the day, bringing the number of recoveries so far to 10,014,637.

There are 137 patients in serious conditions needing breathing support.

One death from Covid-19 was recorded in the past 24 hours. The total fatalities stood at 43,097.

On August 12, 582,931 doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered, raising the total number of shots given out to 250,992,746.

The ministry said its advisory council is yet to give recommendations regarding the vaccination against Covid-19 for children under 5.

More than 250.4 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the country, including nearly 215.8 million shots on people aged 18 and above, said the ministry.

Vietnam has already recorded Covid-19 infections with the Omicron BA.4, BA.5 and BA.2.12.1 sub-variants and is accelerating the inoculation of its people with a fourth vaccine dose.

 - ANN


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