About the situation Covid-19 epidemic todayAccording to the Ministry of Health, from 4:00 p.m. on May 17 to 4:00 p.m. on May 18, the National System of Covid-19 Case Management recorded 1,831 new infections, of which 1 case was imported and 1,830 cases were recorded. received domestically (increased 45 cases compared to the previous day) in 48 provinces and cities (with 1,557 cases in the community).
The following provinces and cities have recorded cases: Hanoi (403), Vinh Phuc (139), Phu Tho (125), Bac Ninh (80), Nghe An (80), Yen Bai (70), Hai Phong (70), Quang Ninh (69), Tuyen Quang (52), Bac Kan (49), Ho Chi Minh City (45), Hai Duong (41), Thai Binh (40), Thai Nguyen (40), Lao Cai (39). ), Quang Binh (36), Da Nang (33), Nam Dinh (32), Quang Tri (31), Son La (30), Hung Yen (27), Ha Tinh (23), Lam Dong (21), Binh Duong (20), Hoa Binh (20), Ha Nam (20), Lang Son (20), Binh Phuoc (19), Cao Bang (16), Dien Bien (16), Ninh Binh (15), Gia Lai (12), Tay Ninh (11), Bac Giang (10), Ha Giang (10), Thanh Hoa (9), Lai Chau (8), Binh Dinh (7), Long An (6), Ba Ria – Vung Tau Train (6), Ca Mau (5), Khanh Hoa (5), Quang Ngai (5), Vinh Long (4), Can Tho (4), Phu Yen (4), Dong Thap (2), Bac Lieu ( first).
Covid-19 epidemic map- Source: Ministry of Health
The localities where the number of infections decreased the most compared to the previous day: Hai Duong (30), Nghe An (17), Hanoi (16).
The localities that recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day: Hai Phong (70), Bac Ninh (29), Lam Dong (21).
Average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days: 2,118 cases/day.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has had 10,701,796 infections, ranking 12th out of 227 countries and territories, while with the ratio of infections per million people, Vietnam ranks 104 out of 227 countries and territories (with an average of 108,124 cases for every 1 million people).
In the fourth outbreak, the number of infections recorded in the country was 10,694,040 cases, of which 9,370,477 patients were declared cured.
Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Hanoi (1,596,360), Ho Chi Minh City (609,054), Nghe An (483,750), Bac Giang (386,472), Binh Duong (383,739).
During the day, 8,437 more patients recovered, bringing the total number of cured cases to 9,373,294 cases. The number of patients receiving oxygen is 206 cases.
During the day, the whole country recorded 1 death from Covid-19 in Hanoi. Average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days: 2 cases.
The total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Vietnam so far is 43,072 cases, accounting for 0.4% of the total number of infections.
The total number of deaths ranked 24/227 territories, the number of deaths per 1 million people ranked 130/227 countries and territories in the world. Compared with Asia, the total number of deaths ranked 6/49 (3rd in ASEAN), deaths per 1 million people ranked 25/49 Asian countries and territories (ranked 4th in ASEAN).
On May 17, 204,108 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were administered. Thus, the total number of doses of vaccine injected is 217,581,267 doses, of which:
Number of injections for people aged 18 and over is 197,387,125 doses: 1st dose is 71,468,631 doses; dose 2 is 68,692,676 doses; dose 3 is 1,506,133 doses; the additional dose was 14,808,574 doses; 1st booster dose is 40,875,428 doses; The second booster dose was 35,683 doses.
Number of injections for children aged 12-17 is 17,412,682 doses: 1st dose is 8,922,911 doses; dose 2 is 8,489,771 doses.
Number of doses for children from 5-11 years old is 2,781,460 doses: 1st dose is 2,780,225 doses; dose 2 is 1,235 doses.