Wed, 01 Dec 2021

HANOI, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 11,132 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, including 11,126 locally transmitted and six imported, according to its Ministry of Health.

Most of the community cases were detected in southern localities, including 1,204 in Ho Chi Minh City, 709 in Ba Ria, Vung Tau province, and 698 in Binh Duong province.

On Tuesday, the health authority also confirmed over 28,000 more COVID-19 infections detected earlier in Binh Duong province.

The infections brought the total tally to 1,143,967, with 24,118 deaths, said the ministry. Nationwide, as many as 911,310 COVID-19 patients have so far recovered, up 1,034 from Monday.

Nearly 111 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, including some 43.6 million second doses, have been administered, according to the ministry.

As of Tuesday, the country has registered over 1.1 million locally transmitted COVID-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April, the ministry said.

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