Thus, in the past 24 hours, the number of infections in Binh Duong increased by 1,365 cases, the total number of cases exceeded 100,000, to 104,208. Ho Chi Minh City decreased 524 cases, Long An increased 82 cases, Dong Nai decreased 420 cases, Tay Ninh increased 234 cases.
Among the infections today, there are 7,040 cases detected in isolation or blockade areas (up 1,411 cases), 5,712 cases are under epidemiological investigation (down 756 cases).
Today is the third highest number of domestic infections recorded since the beginning of the epidemic with 12,752 cases. The day with the highest number of infections was August 27 (17,409 cases), the day with the second highest number of infections was August 21 (13,417 cases).
On August 28-29, 344 deaths were recorded in: HCM City 256, Binh Duong 31, Tien Giang on August 28-29, 18 cases, Long An on August 28-29, 13 cases, Dong Nai 5, Kien Giang 4, Vinh Long 4, Da Nang 3, Dong Thap 3, Tay Ninh on August 28-29 are 3 cases, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan, Thua Thien Hue, Vinh Phuc are all one.
The total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Vietnam so far has reached 10,749, accounting for 2.5% of the total number of cases. The death rate from Covid-19 in the world is 2.1%.
12,619 cases were recorded in: Binh Duong 5,414 cases, Ho Chi Minh City 4,957, Long An 533, Dong Nai 377, Tay Ninh 234, Tien Giang 155, Hanoi 133, Da Nang 106, An Giang 103, Dong Thap 93, Khanh Hoa 92 , Binh Thuan 78, Quang Binh 58, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 55, Dak Lak 52, Nghe An 50, Can Tho 37, Kien Giang 29, Ben Tre 22, Phu Yen 21, Tra Vinh 20, Binh Phuoc 18, Quang Ngai 14, Binh Dinh 13, Bac Lieu 12, Son La 11, Hau Giang 11, Thanh Hoa 11, Thua Thien Hue 7, Ninh Thuan 6, Lam Dong 6, Ca Mau 5, Vinh Long 5, Gia Lai 3, Quang Nam 3 , Dak Nong 2, Ha Tinh 2, Ninh Binh 2, Lao Cai 2.
The number of new cases brings the total number of infections in Ho Chi Minh City to 209,921, Binh Duong 104,208, Dong Nai 22,641, Long An 20,933, Tien Giang 9,217, Dong Thap 6,790, Khanh Hoa 6,308, Tay Ninh 4,756, Da Nang 4,122, Can Tho 3,955. Ba Ria – Vung Tau 3,373, Hanoi 3,326, Phu Yen 2,610, Binh Thuan 2,186, Vinh Long 2,037, An Giang 1,811, Ben Tre 1,727, Nghe An 1,283, Tra Vinh 1,241, Kien Giang 1,188, Dak Lak 1,024, Ninh Thuan 701 , Binh Dinh 658, Quang Ngai 591, Thua Thien Hue 573, Gia Lai 462, Quang Nam 459, Hau Giang 442, Binh Phuoc 439, Ha Tinh 430, Quang Binh 393, Dak Nong 275, Lam Dong 237, Thanh Hoa 234, Son La 190, Bac Lieu 139, Ca Mau 138, Lao Cai 96, Ninh Binh 77.
The total number of community infections from April 27 to now is 431,073, recorded in 62 provinces. Regarding treatment, 8,813 people were announced to be cured during the day, bringing the total number of cured cases to 219,802. According to preliminary statistics, the number of seriously ill patients being treated is 6,309, of which: Breathing oxygen through a mask: 4,069; HFNC high flow oxygen: 1,221; Non-invasive mechanical ventilation: 118; Invasive mechanical ventilation: 877; ECMO: 24.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has recorded 435,132 infections, ranking 59th out of 222 countries and territories. Calculating the rate of infections per 1 million people, Vietnam ranks 164th (with an average of 4,426 cases of infection for every 1 million people).
Three provinces including Ha Giang, Kon Tum 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.
About the test, in the past 24 hours, 568,545 tests were performed for 668,793 people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has carried out 12,715,682 samples for 32,116,373 turns of people.
About vaccinations, the total number of doses of vaccine injected was 19,431,093 doses, of which 1 dose was 16,999,888 doses, and the second dose was 2,431,205 doses.
Responding to the call of the Minister of Health, so far, more than 16,000 experts and doctors have come to support Ho Chi Minh City and southern provinces in fighting the epidemic.
Ho Chi Minh City opens more port 1022 on Zalo to receive support for people in need. From 12pm on August 28, besides calling to 1022 press 2, people can send a message to the portal “1022 Ho Chi Minh City” on Zalo for support.
Hanoi requires tightening control at 23 checkpoints in the city, strictly implementing epidemic prevention and control during the National Day holiday on September 2.
Dak Lak province applies social distancing according to Directive 16 from 0:00 on August 28 for Quang Tien commune, blocking medical isolation for the entire Tien Thinh village in Cu M’gar district.
Gia Lai province implements social distancing throughout Pleiku city from 0:00 on August 28 according to Directive No. 16.
Binh Dinh province applied a temporary blockade measure in Phuoc My commune and 3 wards Bui Thi Xuan, Tran Quang Dieu, Hai Cang, Quy Nhon city, to screen the entire population for epidemic prevention and control. The implementation time is 48 hours, from 0:00 on August 30.