By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

The Vietnam Ministry of Health said Friday that there were 1,438 more COVID-19 cases, of which Ho Chi Minh City accounted for the most with 1,071 cases.

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To date, Vietnam has recorded a total of 42,288 COVID-19 patients, including 207 deaths. More than 4.18 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Vietnam.

In addition to Ho Chi Minh City, new cases were reported in Dong Nai (72), Dong Thap (66), Khanh Hoa (57), Binh Duong (53), Vinh Long (36), Phu Yen (22), Ben Tre (15), Binh Phuoc (10), Kien Giang (8 ), Can Tho (8 ), Hau Giang (7 ), Nghe An (6), Hanoi (3), Dak Nong (1), Lang Son (1), An Giang ( 1), and Lam Dong (1).

There are 12 provinces and cities that have not recorded new cases for 14 days: Yen Bai, Quang Tri, Tuyen Quang, Son La, Ninh Binh, Thai Nguyen, Dien Bien, Hai Duong, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh, Hoa Binh, Bac Kan.

Elsewhere in Southeast Asia where 89,727 cases were reported: Indonesia increased 56,757 cases, Malaysia increased 13,215 cases, Thailand increased 9,186 cases, Philippines increased 5,221 cases, Myanmar increased 4,188 cases, Cambodia increased 996 cases, Singapore increased 48 cases, Laos increased by 116 cases.

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