4,247 cases were recorded in: Ho Chi Minh City (2,267), Binh Duong (453), Long An (445), Khanh Hoa (286), Dong Nai (191), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (132), Hanoi (113) , Can Tho (102), Dong Thap (66), Tra Vinh (31), Phu Yen (25), Ninh Thuan (19), Quang Nam (19), Dak Lak (14), Nghe An (13), Hau Giang (11), Binh Phuoc (8), Binh Dinh (7), Ha Tinh (7), Son La (6), Gia Lai (6), Thanh Hoa (5), Thua Thien – Hue (4), Vinh Phuc (3), Lang Son (3), Quang Ngai (3), Ha Nam (2), Quang Binh (2), Dak Nong (2), Hung Yen (1), Kien Giang (1).
Thus, on August 2, 7,455 infections were recorded (down 1,152 compared to yesterday) in 38 provinces and cities, mainly in Ho Chi Minh City (4,264), Binh Duong (949), Long An (445), Dong Nai. 380), Khanh Hoa (286), Can Tho (221), Hanoi (159), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (132). In which, 5,101 cases were detected in isolation or blockade areas (down 1,489 cases), 2344 cases are under epidemiological investigation (increase of 337 cases).
Today is the fifth day in a row that the country has recorded a daily decrease in the number of cases. Ho Chi Minh City recorded 4,264 cases, an increase of 212 cases compared to yesterday. Hanoi recorded the highest number of infections with 159 cases, an increase of 78 cases.
The number of new cases brings the total number of infections in Ho Chi Minh City to 98,559, Binh Duong 17,807, Long An 6,457, Dong Nai 4,931, Dong Thap 3,264, Khanh Hoa 2,294, Hanoi 1,570, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 1,412, Phu Yen 1,379, Can Poetry 1,124, Tra Vinh 353, Quang Ngai 282, Hung Yen 263, Kien Giang 257, Dak Lak 255, Nghe An 234, Ninh Thuan 230, Vinh Phuc 226, Binh Phuoc 225, Hau Giang 220, Binh Dinh 202, Ha Tinh 159 , Lang Son 131, Quang Nam 125, Dak Nong 81, Gia Lai 68, Ha Nam 67, Thua Thien Hue 65, Thanh Hoa 52, Son La 19, Quang Binh 9.
The total number of community infections from April 27 to now is 157,868, recorded in 62 provinces. 3,808 people were declared cured of Covid-19 on August 2, bringing the total number of cured cases to 46,965. Number of critically ill patients being treated in ICU: 436. Number of critically ill patients receiving ECMO: 14.
Treatment subcommittee, National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, announced an additional 389 deaths, number 1307-1695, in 4 provinces and cities. In which, from July 17 to August 2, there were 354 deaths in Ho Chi Minh City. In Binh Duong from July 17-24, there were 25 deaths. In Dong Nai from July 29 to August 2, there were 6 deaths. In Long An from July 31 to August 2, 4 deaths were reported.
Five provinces including Bac Kan, Dien Bien, Quang Ninh, Thai Binh, Yen Bai, have not recorded new cases for 14 days.
4 provinces including Bac Kan, Dien Bien, Quang Ninh and Yen Bai, 30 days have passed without recording new cases.
In the past 24 hours, 102,792 tests were performed for 319,556 turns of people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has done 6,315,936 samples for 17,855,329 turns of people.
The total number of vaccine doses that have been administered is 6,415,219 doses, of which the 1st dose is 5,756,155 doses, and the 2nd dose is 659,064 doses.
The Ministry of Health has mobilized and mobilized anti-epidemic forces with nearly 10,000 people in Ho Chi Minh City (8,293 people), Binh Duong (1,134 people) and provinces in the southern region. In which the force of the Ministry of Health is nearly 8,000 people; nearly 2,000 people in other provinces and cities.
The Ministry of Health has established a working group to coordinate ventilators for the treatment of Covid-19 patients nationwide, led by Deputy Minister Nguyen Truong Son.