Another 23,956 Covid-19 cases, community cases continue to increase

Out of 23,956 infections announced by the Ministry of Health on February 9, there were 23,953 cases in 62 provinces and cities; 93 deaths; The number of community infections increased by more than 1,500 compared to yesterday.

In the past 24 hours, 7,345 cases were detected in isolation wards or locked down areas (increase of 426 cases), 16,608 cases in the community (increase of 1,626 cases).

Thus, the number of infections today increased by more than 2,000 cases compared to yesterday, which is the highest number of cases recorded since October last year when the beginning of life adapting to Covid. The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is 15,584 cases/day.

From 17:30 on February 8 to 17:30 on February 9, recorded 93 deaths in: Hanoi 17, Can Tho 6, Hai Phong 5, Ben Tre, Kien Giang, Quang Nam, Vinh Long 4 cases each; Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Da Nang, Dong Thap, Nam Dinh 3 shifts each; Binh Phuoc, Binh Thuan, Dong Nai, Gia Lai, Hai Duong, Hoa Binh, Lam Dong, Quang Binh, Tuyen Quang each 2; Bac Giang, Bac Kan, Bac Lieu, Bac Ninh, Ha Giang, Hau Giang, Lang Son, Long An, Nghe An, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh, Quang Tri, Tay Ninh, Thanh Hoa, Tien Giang, Vinh Phuc each shift.

The average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days is 94. The total number of deaths in Vietnam so far is 38,614 cases, accounting for 1.6% of the total number of infections.

The total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 24 out of 225 countries and territories; The number of deaths per million population ranks 129th. Compared to Asia, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 6th out of 49 countries and territories (3rd in ASEAN), mortality rate per million. 24th place (4th in ASEAN).

In the fourth outbreak, the number of domestic infections 2,397,530 cases, of which 2,193,785 patients have been announced to be cured.

Up to now, Vietnam has recorded 192 Omicron infections in: Ho Chi Minh City 92, Quang Nam 27, Quang Ninh 20, Hanoi 14, Khanh Hoa 11, Da Nang 8, Hung Yen 6, Kien Giang 4, Thanh Hoa and Hai Yang 2; Hai Phong, Long An, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Lam Dong, Ninh Binh have one shift each.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has recorded 2,404,651 infections, ranking 34 out of 225 countries and territories, while with the rate of infections per million people, Vietnam ranks 145th (on average per million people). 1 million people have 24,353 infections).

Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Ho Chi Minh City 514,868, Binh Duong 293,032, Hanoi 156,848, Dong Nai 99,984, Tay Ninh 88,637 cases.

Regarding treatment, the number of cures per day was 69,825 cases. The total number of cured cases reached 2,196,602 cases. The number of seriously ill patients being treated is 2,771 cases, of which there are 1,977 cases of oxygen through a mask, 369 cases of HFNC high-flow oxygen, 72 cases of non-invasive mechanical ventilation, 335 cases of invasive mechanical ventilation and 18 cases of ECMO.

Thus, the number of severe cases increased again after a few days, about 2,200 cases.

The number of tests from April 27, 2021 to now is more than 32.4 million samples, equivalent to 77.4 million people, an increase of 42,079 samples compared to the previous day.

On February 8, there were 528,200 doses of Covid-19 vaccine injected. The total number of doses administered is more than 183.7 million, of which the first injection is more than 79 million doses, the second injection is more than 74 million doses, and the third dose (additional/booster and three basic doses) is more than 30 million doses.

The Ministry of Health is preparing to deploy the Covid-19 vaccine vaccination plan for children from 5 to under 12 years old. Localities strengthen supervision and early detection of suspected cases of Covid-19 infection in the community, cough and fever cases to promptly localize, isolate, and thoroughly handle non-contagious and widespread outbreaks. ; avoid cross-contamination in isolation and blockade areas.

Thuy Quynh