Of the 14,440 infections announced by the Ministry of Health on the evening of December 27, there were 14,421 cases in 61 provinces and cities, the lowest in a week; Hanoi continues to lead the localities; 214 deaths.
Thus, in the past 24 hours, the number of infections nationwide decreased by 446 cases compared to yesterday, including 5,116 cases detected in isolation or blockade areas (up 667 cases), 9,305 community cases (down 1,113 cases). ).
The number of infections in Hanoi decreased by 28 compared to yesterday, to 1,920, the eighth day leading the country in the number of infections recorded in a day. Some provinces have higher infections compared to the previous day: Hai Duong increased by 260, Binh Thuan increased by 146, Ho Chi Minh City increased by 111 cases.
Average number of infections recorded in the past 7 days: 15,850 cases/day. The week before (December 14 to December 20), the average number of infections per day was 18,134. Thus, on average weekly, the number of infections nationwide tends to decrease.
Today recorded 214 deaths in: Ho Chi Minh City 35, An Giang, Tay Ninh and Vinh Long all 15, Dong Thap and Tien Giang 14, Dong Nai 13, Kien Giang, Can Tho, Soc Trang all 12, Hanoi 11 , Binh Duong 8, Long An, Ben Tre 7, Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan, Hau Giang, Ca Mau, Tra Vinh 4 each; Hai Phong, Lang Son, Khanh Hoa, Bac Lieu are all one.
The average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days is 227 cases. The total number of deaths in Vietnam so far is 31,632, accounting for 1.9% of the total number of infections.
Thus, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 27 out of 234 countries and territories; The number of deaths per million people is ranked 131st. Compared with Asia, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 7/49 (4th in ASEAN), the mortality rate per million people ranks 26th ( 6th ASEAN).
In the fourth wave, the number of domestic infections is 1,675,321, of which 1,261,465 cases have been announced to be cured.
Regarding treatment, the number of patients recovered in a day was 4,668 cases. The number of critically ill patients being treated is 7,103 cases, of which 5,013 cases of oxygen through a mask, 1,065 cases of HFNC high-flow oxygen, 204 cases of non-invasive mechanical ventilation, 802 cases of invasive mechanical ventilation and 19 cases of ECMO.
Thus, the number of severe cases has decreased slightly compared to the previous days, but still at a high level.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has recorded 1,680,985 infections, ranking 31 out of 223 countries and territories, while with the rate of infections per million people, Vietnam ranks 144th (on average per million people). one million people has 17,042 infections).
Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Ho Chi Minh City 501,288, Binh Duong 290,349, Dong Nai 97,167, Tay Ninh 72,460, Dong Thap 42,426 cases.
Regarding testing, in 24 hours, 93,091 samples were tested. From April 27 to now, 29.9 million samples have been taken for 73.9 million turns of people.
Regarding vaccination, on December 27, there were 891,311 doses of vaccine injected. Thus, the total number of doses of vaccine injected is 1147.2 million, of which the first dose is 77.12 million doses, the second dose is 66.8 million doses, and the third dose (additional/reinforced injections and injections) of the Abdala vaccine) is 3.1 million doses.
The Ministry of Health continues to actively monitor the situation of the epidemic and the Omciron mutation. Simultaneously directing localities and units to strengthen the surveillance system for cases with unusual developments and characteristics, such as the number of cases, severe developments or hospitalization, death… to proactively detect changes new strains and outbreaks and clusters of cases. Localities are required to speed up the progress of Covid-19 vaccination, especially on the group of 50 years old and above, people with underlying diseases.