By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Vietnam Ministry of Health recorded 11,214 more COVID-19 cases Sunday, including 7,988 cases from Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong alone.

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Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has had 336,707 infections, including 332,626 cases since April 27.

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The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Vietnam as of August 20 is 7,540 cases, accounting for 2.3% of the total number of cases and equivalent to the death rate from COVID-19 in the world.