Covid-19 epidemic today: The number of new infections increased slightly to 1,785 cases, with 4 deaths

About the situation Covid-19 epidemic todayAccording to the Ministry of Health, from 4:00 p.m. on May 16 to 4:00 p.m. on May 17, the National System of Covid-19 Case Management recorded 1,785 domestic cases (an increase of 237 cases compared to the previous day). ) in 48 provinces and cities (with 1,206 cases in the community).

The following provinces and cities have recorded cases: Hanoi (419), Vinh Phuc (119), Phu Tho (111), Nghe An (97), Hai Duong (71), Quang Ninh (70), Yen Bai (70), Tuyen Quang (57), Bac Ninh (51), Bac Kan (48), Lao Cai (46), Thai Binh (44), Thai Nguyen (41), Da Nang (39), HCMC (36). ), Ha Nam (29), Son La (27), Binh Duong (26), Nam Dinh (26), Hung Yen (25), Quang Binh (23), Hoa Binh (20), Ha Tinh (20), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (19), Ninh Binh (19), Ha Giang (19), Quang Ngai (18), Bac Giang (17), Quang Tri (17), Binh Phuoc (17), Dak Nong (15) , Cao Bang (14 ), Lai Chau (13 ), Dien Bien (12 ), Thua Thien Hue (11 ), Tay Ninh (10 ), Thanh Hoa (10 ), Gia Lai (8 ), Lang Son (8 ), Khanh Hoa (7), Phu Yen (7), Ca Mau (7), Binh Thuan (5), Binh Dinh (5), Ben Tre (5), Dong Thap (5), Long An (1), Hau Giang (first).

Covid-19 epidemic map- Source: Ministry of Health

The localities where the number of infections decreased the most compared to the previous day: Bac Ninh (47), Quang Binh (21), Hai Phong (19).

The localities that recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day: Phu Tho (58), Vinh Phuc (56), Nghe An (33).

Average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days: 2,251 cases/day.

Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has had 10,699,965 infections, ranking 12 out of 227 countries and territories, while with the ratio of infections per million people, Vietnam ranks 104 out of 227 countries and regions territory (on average, there are 108,108 infections for every 1 million people).

In the fourth outbreak, the number of infections recorded in the country was 10,692,210 cases, of which 9,362,040 patients were announced to be cured.

Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Hanoi (1,595,957), Ho Chi Minh City (609,009), Nghe An (483,670), Bac Giang (386,462), Binh Duong (383,719).

During the day, the whole country had 5,094 more patients announced to be cured, bringing the total number of cured cases to 9,364,857 cases. The number of patients receiving oxygen is 206 cases.

In the past 24 hours, the country recorded 4 deaths in: Binh Duong (3 cases in 2 days), Khanh Hoa (1). 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 43,071 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 16, there were 338,133 doses of Covid-19 vaccine injected. Thus, the total number of vaccine doses administered is 217,377,159 doses, of which:

Number of doses for people 18 years and older is 197,312,030 doses: 1st dose is 71,468,040 doses; The second dose is 68,690.974 doses; The third dose is 1,506,133 doses; The additional dose is 14.809,689 doses; The first booster dose is 40.807,362 doses; The second booster dose is 29,832 doses.

Number of doses for children aged 12-17 years is 17,412,044 doses: 1st dose is 8,922,636 doses; The second dose is 8,489,408 doses.

Number of doses for children from 5-11 years old is 2,653,085 doses: 1st dose is 2,652,133 doses; The second dose is 952 doses.

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