Thus, today marks the lowest number of cases recorded since August 10. Among the infections today, there are 4,462 cases detected in isolation or blockade areas (up 341 cases), 4,068 cases are under epidemiological investigation (down 1,276 cases).
The localities where the number of infections decreased the most compared to the previous day were: Ho Chi Minh City decreased 1,266 cases, Tay Ninh decreased by 33 cases, Dak Nong decreased by 29 cases.
Localities recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day: Binh Duong increased 214 cases, Tien Giang increased 45 cases, Dong Nai increased 43 cases.
The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is 9,894 cases/day.
During the day, 203 deaths were recorded in: Ho Chi Minh City 140, Binh Duong 30, Dong Nai 15, Long An 7, Can Tho 3, An Giang 2, Tra Vinh, Da Nang, Kien Giang, Ben Tre, Bac Lieu and Thanh Equalize one.
The average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days is 226 cases/day. The total number of deaths in Vietnam so far is 18,220.
The total number of community infections from April 27 to now is 732,493, recorded in 62 provinces.
New infections were recorded in: Ho Chi Minh City 3,786, Binh Duong 2,978, Dong Nai 803, Kien Giang 203, Long An 194, Tien Giang 112, An Giang 90, Can Tho 57, Tay Ninh 53, Dong Thap 40, Dak Lak 33, Binh Thuan 24, Khanh Hoa 19, Binh Dinh 18, Ninh Thuan 16, Ha Nam 15, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 13, Vinh Long 11, Quang Binh and Phu Yen 9, Quang Ngai 7, Ca Mau 6, Ha Noi 5, Dak Nong, Da Nang, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Tri and Hau Giang all 4, Ben Tre 3, Binh Phuoc 2, Tra Vinh, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa and Bac Lieu all one. Of which, there are 4,068 cases in the community.
The number of new cases brings the total number of infections in Ho Chi Minh City to 362,493, Binh Duong 193,235, Dong Nai 43,925, Long An 31,425, Tien Giang 13,643, Dong Thap 8,195, Khanh Hoa 7,620, Tay Ninh 7,395, Can Tho 5,360, Kien Giang 5,077, Da Nang 4,891, Hanoi 4,195, An Giang 4,127, Ba Ria – Vung Tau 4,112, Binh Thuan 3,064, Phu Yen 3,002, Vinh Long 2,155, Ben Tre 1,872, Nghe An 1,811, Dak Lak 1,748, Quang Binh 1,542, Tra Vinh 1,455 , Binh Dinh 1,175, Binh Phuoc 1,168, Quang Ngai 1,162, Ninh Thuan 875, Thua Thien Hue 818, Dak Nong 697, Hau Giang 522, Thanh Hoa 435, Bac Lieu 370, Ca Mau 331, Quang Tri 180, Ha Nam 141.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has recorded 736,972 infections, ranking 46th out of 222 countries and territories. The rate of infections per 1 million people, Vietnam ranks 155th (average of 7,489 cases per 1 million people).
Six provinces including Bac Giang, Lang Son, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Phu Tho and Thai Binh have not recorded new cases for 14 days.
10 provinces including Bac Kan, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Hai Phong, Hoa Binh, Lai Chau, Thai Nguyen, Tuyen Quang, Vinh Phuc, Yen Bai have not recorded new cases for 30 days.
Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An, Tien Giang.
Regarding treatment, The number of people declared cured in a day was 12,371, bringing the total number of cured cases to 505,859. The number of serious patients being treated is 4,873 cases.
Regarding testing, In the last 24 hours, 176,138 tests were performed for 422,688 turns of people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has done 17,615,727 samples for 50,727,067 turns of people.
Regarding vaccinations, On September 23, there were 593,903 doses of vaccine injected. Thus, the total number of doses injected was 36,793,910 doses, of which the 1st dose was 29,534,498 doses, and the 2nd injection was 7,259,412 doses.
In Ho Chi Minh City, in order to meet the requirements of disease prevention and control, speeding up the coverage of 2 vaccines for people to enhance protection against the disease; at the same time, according to the manufacturer’s instructions for use, the second dose of AstraZeneca should be given between 4-12 weeks after the first dose, the City will allow the person who injects the first dose with AstraZeneca, will continue to inject the second dose with AstraZeneca or Pfizer after a minimum period of 6 weeks.
Hanoi city on the morning of September 24, 85 citizens at lanes 328-330 Nguyen Trai (Thanh Xuan Trung ward, Hanoi) were welcomed back after a concentrated isolation period of more than 20 days. Buses bring near citizens from the isolation area in Thach That district back to the center of Hanoi. These are people who have finished isolation, tested negative 3 times and actively returned to their registered residence.
In Ha Nam, 15 more cases were recorded in a day in some localities such as Kim Bang district, Thanh Liem district and Phu Ly city. Among them, there are cases of infection at Tran Quoc Toan Secondary School, workers of Espoir Vietnam Co., Ltd (Chau Son Industrial Park), students of the Intermediate School of Cryptography (General Staff).
Among the F1s who went to concentrated isolation, more than 500 people were students from kindergartens, primary schools, junior high schools, and high schools in Phu Ly city. From September 20 to now, the epidemic has spread in three primary and secondary schools of Ho Chi Minh City. Phu Ly has F0 as teacher and student. On the night of September 23, the People’s Committee of Ha Nam province issued a decision to narrow the application of social distancing measures in the spirit of Directive 16 in the city. Phu Ly reduced to 12 communes and wards from 0:00 on September 24.