Thus, in the past 24 hours, the number of infections in Binh Duong increased by 636 cases compared to yesterday, Ho Chi Minh City increased by 932 cases, Hanoi decreased by 23 cases, Long An decreased by 9 cases, Dong Nai increased by 114 cases, Tien Giang increased by 66 cases. Kon Tum discovered a new case after nearly 20 days without recording any infections.
Among the infections today, there are 6,715 cases detected in isolation or blockade areas (decreased by 325 cases), 7,504 cases are under epidemiological investigation (increase of 1,792 cases).
Today is the second highest number of domestic infections recorded since the beginning of the epidemic with 14,219 cases. The day with the highest number of infections was August 27 (17,409 cases), the third day with the third highest number of infections was August 21 (13,417 cases).
Ho Chi Minh City recorded the third highest number of infections with 5,889 cases. The highest day is July 27 (6,318 cases), the second highest day is July 26 (5,997 cases).
During the day, 315 deaths were recorded in: Ho Chi Minh City 245 cases, Binh Duong 39, Tien Giang 7, Long An 6, Dong Nai 4, Dong Thap 3, Khanh Hoa 2, Da Nang, Hanoi and An Giang provinces. , Ben Tre, Binh Dinh, Binh Thuan, Soc Trang, Thua Thien Hue and Vinh Long each place.
The total number of deaths in Vietnam so far is 11,064, accounting for 2.5% of the total number of cases. The death rate from Covid-19 in the world is 2.1%.
The total number of community infections from April 27 to now has increased to 445,292, recorded in 62 provinces. Regarding treatment, 9,014 people were declared cured in the day, bringing the total number of cured cases to 228,816. According to preliminary statistics, the number of seriously ill patients being treated is 6,449, of which: Breathing oxygen through a mask: 4,157; HFNC high flow oxygen: 1.247; Non-invasive mechanical ventilation: 105; Invasive mechanical ventilation: 916; ECMO: 24.
14,219 cases were recorded in: Binh Duong 6,050, Ho Chi Minh City 5,889, Long An 524, Dong Nai 491, Tien Giang 221, Khanh Hoa 126, Hanoi 110, An Giang 90, Kien Giang 73, Nghe An 68, Tay Ninh 56, Da Nang 54, Binh Thuan 46, Thua Thien Hue 40, Dong Thap 37, Can Tho and Tra Vinh all 36, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 33, Quang Binh and Quang Ngai all 30, Dak Lak 24, Binh Dinh 20, Soc Trang 19, Thanh Hoa 18, Binh Phuoc 15, Phu Yen 14, Ben Tre 11, Quang Nam 10, Vinh Long and Ninh Thuan 7, Quang Tri 6, Dak Nong 5, Ha Tinh and Hau Giang all 4, Lam Dong and Bac Lieu 3, the provinces of Son La, Kon Tum, Hung Yen and Bac Ninh all 2, Ca Mau one. Of which, there are 7,504 cases in the community.
The number of new cases brings the total number of infections in Ho Chi Minh City to 215,810, Binh Duong 110,258, Dong Nai 23,132, Long An 21,457, Tien Giang 9,438, Dong Thap 6,827, Khanh Hoa 6,434, Tay Ninh 4,812, Da Nang 4,176, Can Tho 3,991. Hanoi 3,436, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 3,406, Phu Yen 2,624, Binh Thuan 2,232, Vinh Long 2,044, An Giang 1,901, Bac Ninh 1,827, Ben Tre 1,738, Nghe An 1,351, Tra Vinh 1,277, Kien Giang 1,261, Dak Lak 1,048 , Soc Trang 891, Ninh Thuan 708, Binh Dinh 678, Quang Ngai 621, Thua Thien Hue 613, Quang Nam 469, Binh Phuoc 454, Hau Giang 446, Ha Tinh 434, Quang Binh 423, Dak Nong 280, Hung Yen 277, Thanh Hoa 252, Lam Dong 240, Son La 192, Bac Lieu 142, Ca Mau 139, Quang Tri 102, Kon Tum 23.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has recorded 449,489 infections, ranking 59th out of 222 countries and territories. Calculating the rate of infections per 1 million people, Vietnam ranks 163rd (average of 4,572 infections per 1 million people).
Ha Giang, Yen Bai, it has been 14 days with no new cases recorded.
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 last 24 hours, 536,647 tests were performed for 626,126 turns of people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has done 13,252,329 samples for 32,742,499 turns of people.
Regarding vaccinations, The total number of vaccine doses administered was 19,710,560 doses, of which the 1st dose was 17,186,153 doses, and the 2nd dose was 2,524,407 doses.
The Ministry of Health received 250,800 doses of Covid-19 vaccine AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccine sponsored by the Government of the Czech Republic for Vietnam.
Ho Chi Minh City allows shippers who are on the list of the Department of Industry and Trade and have injected at least 1 vaccine will be allowed to operate in the “red zone” districts from August 30. The city requires rapid testing once a day according to a pooled sample of 3 people, daily testing time is at 5:00 am to 6:30 am, performed by military medical forces at mobile medical stations of 312 wards, communes and towns within the city.
Hanoi, on August 31, the 500-bed hospital for Covid-19 patients in Hanoi officially went into operation. This is the last hospital in the Covid-19 patient treatment ladder in Hanoi city and some northern provinces (including Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Hai Phong, Quang Ninh and Lang Son).
Temporarily blockade the Agricultural General Hospital for zoning, tracing and epidemiological investigation.
Quang Binh province, on August 29, Dong Hoi City People’s Committee guided the pilot application of F1 isolation at home.