The Ministry of Health on the evening of February 15 announced 31,814 infections, of which 31,787 cases were in 62 provinces and cities, the highest ever by day; 85 deaths; The number of community infections increased by nearly 2,000 cases.
In the past 24 hours, 8,917 cases were detected in isolation or blockade areas (an increase of 438 cases), 22,870 cases in the community (an increase of 1,946 cases). The localities that recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day: Lang Son (595), Nghe An (272), Binh Phuoc (250).
The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is 27,330 cases/day.
From 17:30 on February 14 to 17:30 on February 15, 85 deaths were recorded at: Hanoi 11; Khanh Hoa 9 cases (in 2 days); Quang Ngai 6 shifts (in 2 days); Binh Dinh, Da Nang, Kien Giang 5; Quang Nam 4; Bac Ninh, Nam Dinh, Nghe An, Tay Ninh, Vinh Long 3; Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Thuan, Dong Thap, Ha Nam, Lang Son 2; Bac Lieu, Can Tho, Cao Bang, Dak Nong, Hai Phong, Long An, Ninh Binh, Phu Yen, Quang Ninh, Thai Binh, Thai Nguyen each. Ho Chi Minh City 4, including 2 cases from Binh Dinh and Long An.
The average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days is 86. The total number of deaths in Vietnam so far is 39,122 cases, accounting for 1.5% 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 wave, the number of domestic infections 2,564,888 cases, of which 2,239,456 cases have been announced to be cured.
Up to now, Vietnam has recorded 198 cases of Omicron mutant infection in: Ho Chi Minh City 97, Quang Nam 27, Quang Ninh 20, Hanoi 14, Khanh Hoa 11, Da Nang 8, Hung Yen 6, Kien Giang 4, Thanh Hoa and Hai Duong 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 2,572,087 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). one million people has 26,045 infections).
Localities with a high cumulative number of infections during this outbreak: TP. Ho Chi Minh City 516,477, Binh Duong 293,201, Hanoi 176,043, Dong Nai 100,094, Tay Ninh 88,836.
Regarding treatment, the number of cured cases in a day was 9,326 cases, bringing the total number of cured cases to 2,242,273 cases. The number of critically ill patients being treated is 2,926, including 2,222 cases of oxygen through a mask, 305 cases of HFNC high-flow oxygen, 94 cases of non-invasive mechanical ventilation, 289 cases of invasive mechanical ventilation and 16 cases of ECMO.
Thus, the number of severe cases is increasing again.
The number of tests from April 27, 2021 to now is more than 32.8 million samples, equivalent to 77.9 million people, an increase of 42,810 samples compared to the previous day.
On February 14, 525,064 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were injected. The total number of doses administered is more than 186.4 million, of which the first injection is more than 79.2 million, the second injection is more than 74.7 million doses, the third injection (additional/reinforced injection and the third dose) basal dose) is more than 32.4 million doses.
The provinces increase information on the mass media so that people understand the strategy of safe, flexible adaptation and effective control of the Covid-19 epidemic in the new situation; do not feel guilty or stigmatize those infected or suspected of being infected with Covid-19. People returning from high-risk areas actively report to local health authorities for instructions on health monitoring, taking samples for testing and applying preventive measures as prescribed.