Vietnamese health authorities continue to see a decrease in daily COVID-19 cases. On Monday, 131,713 cases were reported, down from 141,151 cases reported Sunday.
Today, Vietnam passed the 8 million case mark now reporting 8,089,761 total cases.
Vietnam has recorded 5,170,555 cases in the past 28 days, second only to South Korea (7,524,631).
The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is 164,328 cases/day, according to officials.
Localities with a high cumulative number of infections during this outbreak include Hanoi (1,170,170), Ho Chi Minh City (582,747), Binh Duong (359,557), Nghe An (345,848) and Hai Duong (314,225).
The average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days is 71 cases. The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Vietnam so far is 41,880, accounting for 0.5% of the total number of infections.
201.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Vietnam to date. Up to now, 47/63 provinces and cities have reached 95% coverage of 2 vaccines against COVID-19; The remaining 16/63 provinces and cities have the coverage rate from 90% to less than 95%.