Another 12,607 cases of Covid-19

Thus, in the past 24 hours, the number of infections recorded in Ho Chi Minh City decreased by 445 cases, Binh Duong decreased by 1,520 cases, Dong Nai increased by 143 cases, Long An increased by 63 cases, Tien Giang decreased by 7 cases.

Among the infections today, including 5,360 cases detected in isolation or blockade areas (down 1,355 cases), 7,231 cases are under epidemiological investigation (down 273 cases).

At 6:45 pm, the Treatment Sub-Committee (Department of Medical Examination and Treatment) has not yet provided the daily mortality data. The total number of deaths in Vietnam as of August 30 is 11,064, accounting for 2.5% of the total number of cases. The mortality rate in the world is 2.1%.

Specifically, 12,591 cases were recorded in: Ho Chi Minh City 5,444 cases, Binh Duong 4,530, Dong Nai 634, Long An 587, Tien Giang 214, Dong Thap 138, Da Nang 123, Tay Ninh 118, Kien Giang 99, Nghe An 81, Hanoi 77, Khanh Hoa 66, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 64, Binh Thuan 59, Can Tho 53, Quang Binh 47, Quang Ngai 40, Thua Thien Hue 25, Phu Yen 23, Binh Phuoc 22, An Giang and Dak Lak 17 , Tra Vinh 14, Ben Tre 13, Hau Giang 11, Binh Dinh and Thanh Hoa 8, Vinh Long 7, Phu Tho, Ninh Thuan, Son La all 6, Bac Lieu and Lang Son 5, Lam Dong and Dak Nong 4, Quang Nam, Quang Tri and Gia Lai all 3, Kon Tum, Ha Tinh and Ninh Binh all 2, Bac Ninh 1.

The number of new cases brings the total number of infections in Ho Chi Minh City to 221,254, Binh Duong 114,788, Dong Nai 23,766, Long An 22,044, Tien Giang 9,652, Dong Thap 6,965, Khanh Hoa 6,500, Tay Ninh 4,930, Da Nang 4,299, Can Tho 4,044. Hanoi 3,513, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 3,470, Phu Yen 2,647, Binh Thuan 2,291, Vinh Long 2,051, An Giang 1,918, Bac Ninh 1,828, Ben Tre 1,751, Nghe An 1,432, Kien Giang 1,360, Tra Vinh 1,291, Dak Lak 1,065 , Ninh Thuan 714, Binh Dinh 686, Quang Ngai 661, Thua Thien Hue 638, Binh Phuoc 476, Quang Nam 472, Quang Binh 470, Gia Lai 465, Hau Giang 457, Ha Tinh 436, Dak Nong 284, Thanh Hoa 260, Lam Dong 244, Son La 198, Lang Son 194, Bac Lieu 147, Quang Tri 105, Ninh Binh 79, Kon Tum 25, Phu Tho 22.

The total number of community infections from April 27 to now is 457,883, recorded in 62 provinces. About treatment, the patient was declared cured on the day: 10,044. Total number of cured cases: 238,860. According to preliminary statistics, the number of seriously ill patients being treated is 6,295 cases, of which: Breathing oxygen through a mask: 4,006; High-flow oxygen breathing HFNC: 1,259; Non-invasive mechanical ventilation: 91; Invasive mechanical ventilation: 916; ECMO: 23.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has recorded 462,096 infections, ranking 59th out of 222 countries and territories. Calculating the rate of infections per 1 million people, Vietnam ranks 16th (4,700 cases per 1 million people on average).

Three provinces including Ha Giang, Thai Nguyen and Yen Bai have not recorded new cases for 14 days.

Five provinces including Bac Kan, Hoa Binh, Lai Chau, Quang Ninh and Tuyen Quang have not recorded new cases for 30 days.

Five provinces and cities with high number of cases are Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An, and Tien Giang.

Regarding testing, In the past 24 hours, 621,796 tests were performed for 755,197 turns of people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has carried out 13,874,125 samples for 33,497,696 turns of people.

Regarding vaccinations, The total number of vaccine doses administered was 19,966,724 doses, of which the 1st dose was 17,347,538 doses, and the 2nd dose was 2,619,186 doses.

The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control has issued a plan to organize vaccination in the city. Accordingly, from now until the end of 2021, Ho Chi Minh City needs 14,891,800 doses divided into 4 phases to ensure coverage of 2 doses of vaccine for the people.

Ho Chi Minh City distributes medicine bags for F0 being treated at home (including 3 packages A, B, C) depending on the patient’s symptoms and notes for the patient when using this medicine bag. Regarding the progress of distributing medicine bags, the city has now prepared 150,000 medicine bags, which contain drug packages A and B and has distributed 74,000 of these bags to medical centers of districts and Thu Duc City for treatment. transferred to the F0 who are being treated at home. The remaining medicine bags will be delivered to patients in the coming days.

The 500-bed hospital for Covid-19 patients in Hanoi officially went into operation. This is the last hospital in the patient treatment ladder in Hanoi city and some northern provinces (including Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh and Lang Son).


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