The Vietnam Ministry of Health’s bulletin on COVID-19 prevention and control dated January 1, 2023 reported that there were 53 new cases, the momentum has continued to decrease over the past few days. This is also the day with the lowest number of new cases in nearly 2 years.
According to statistics of the Ministry of Health, in the past week, the total number of COVID-19 cases in our country was 1,028, an average of less than 150 cases/day. This is also the week with the lowest number of new cases in many months. The number of critically ill patients also decreased. Officials continue to closely monitor the epidemic situation, especially the emergence of new variants of COVID-19.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has had 11,525,284 COVID-19 infections, ranking 13/230 countries and territories, while with the ratio of infections/1 million people, Vietnam ranks 117/230 countries and territories (116,472 cases per million people on average).
The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Vietnam so far is 43,186, accounting for 0.4% of the total number of infections.
The total number of deaths ranked 26/230 territories, the number of deaths per 1 million people ranked 139/230 countries and territories in the world. Compared with Asia, the total number of deaths ranked 7/49 (3rd in ASEAN), deaths per 1 million people ranked 21st/49 Asian countries and territories (ranked 3rd in ASEAN).