Docs examine a Covid-19 affected person on a ventilator on the Nationwide Hospital for Tropical Ailments in Hanoi, December 2021. Picture by VnExpress/Giang Huy
Well being authorities on Monday confirmed 264,775 new Covid instances, together with practically 103,528 instances that had been detected on earlier days however but to be added to the nationwide database.
61 cities and provinces recorded greater than 161,000 instances, whereas the additional instances have been added by Quang Ninh, Thai Binh, Vinh Phuc and Lao Cai provinces.
Quang Ninh led Monday’s tally with 35,388 instances, adopted by Thai Binh with 32,951 and Hanoi with 29,833.
92 deaths have been confirmed on Monday, elevating the demise toll to 41,480.
The Well being Ministry additionally confirmed 108,407 recoveries the identical day, bringing the full variety of recovered instances to date to three,271,978.
The typical variety of new infections recorded up to now week is 164,807 instances a day nationwide.
To date, 79.3 % of the inhabitants have obtained two vaccine doses.