The Ministry of Health said that from 5:00 p.m. on October 18 to 5:00 p.m. on October 19, on the National Case Management System Covid-19 recorded 3,034 new infections. There were 7 imported cases and 3,027 cases recorded domestically (down 132 cases compared to the previous day) in 49 provinces and cities, including 1,220 cases outside the community).
The provinces and cities that recorded cases are as follows: Ho Chi Minh City (907), Binh Duong (500), Dong Nai (371), Soc Trang (200), An Giang (134), Tay Ninh (104), Kien Giang (92), Tien Giang (79), Dong Thap (65), Phu Tho (59), Long An (51), Tra Vinh (45), Bac Lieu (41), Ca Mau (39), Khanh Hoa (38). ), Lam Dong (34), Gia Lai (33), Can Tho (24), Thanh Hoa (23), Ha Nam (21), Binh Thuan (16), Vinh Long (15), Hau Giang (14), Quang Nam (12), Ben Tre (12), Hanoi (11), Quang Ngai (11), Binh Dinh (10), Ninh Thuan (6), Nghe An (6), Ba Ria – Vung Tau (5) , Dak Nong (5), Bac Ninh (5), Quang Binh (5), Ha Tinh (4), Ninh Binh (4), Nam Dinh (3), Binh Phuoc (3), Hai Duong (3), Phu Yen (3), Quang Tri (3), Da Nang (2), Son La (2), Thua Thien Hue (2), Lao Cai (1), Yen Bai (1), Lai Chau (1), Dien Bien (1), Thai Binh (1).
Covid-19 epidemic map- Source: Ministry of Health
The localities where the number of infections decreased the most compared to the previous day: Ho Chi Minh City (61), Dak Lak (46), Ca Mau (38).
The localities that recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day: Tay Ninh (86), Binh Duong (61), Lam Dong (34).
Average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days: 3,272 cases/day.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has had 870,255 infections, ranking 40/223 countries and territories, while with the ratio of infections/1 million people, Vietnam ranks 154/223 countries and regions territory (8,838 cases per 1 million people on average).
In the fourth outbreak, the number of new infections recorded in the country was 865,558 cases, of which 792,029 patients were declared cured.
There are 2 provinces and cities that have not recorded new cases in the country for 14 days: Bac Kan, Hoa Binh.
There are 17 provinces and cities with no secondary infections in the area in the past 14 days: Quang Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Bac Giang, Ninh Binh, Lang Son, Son La, Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Lai Chau, Hai Phong , Tuyen Quang, Thai Binh, Kon Tum, Hung Yen, Dien Bien, Thai Nguyen, Da Nang.
Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Ho Chi Minh City (419,599), Binh Duong (226,353), Dong Nai (59,386), Long An (33,857), Tien Giang (15,184).
During the day, an additional 1,866 patients were announced to be cured, bringing the total number of cured cases to 794,846. The number of seriously ill patients being treated is 3,522 cases.
On the same day, the whole country recorded 75 deaths in Ho Chi Minh City (47), Binh Duong (11), Dong Nai (5), Tien Giang (3), Long An (2), An Giang (2), Binh Thuan. (2), Ca Mau (1), Kien Giang (1), Dong Thap (1). Average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days: 83 cases.
The total number of deaths from Covid-19 in Vietnam so far is 21,344, accounting for 2.5% of the total number of infections.
Compared to the world, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 34 out of 223 countries and territories; The number of deaths per 1 million people ranked 134th out of 223 countries and territories. Compared with Asia, the total number of deaths in Vietnam ranks 10th out of 49 countries and territories; The number of deaths per 1 million people ranked 29th out of 49 countries and territories.
Sampling for people in Phu Tho province
In the past 24 hours, 101,387 tests were performed for 205,160 people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has done 21,137,354 samples for 58,153,989 turns of people.
On October 18, 1,522,598 doses of Covid-19 vaccine were injected. Thus, the total number of doses of vaccine injected was 64,992,488 doses, of which the 1 dose was 46,493,751 doses, and the second dose was 18,498,737 doses.
The Ministry of Health directs the health sector of Thanh Hoa and Phu Tho provinces to continue expanding epidemiological investigations, quickly tracing, making a list of all close and related contacts of the patients, implementing measures to medical isolation promptly and ensure that close contacts are not allowed. Sampling for large-scale testing of at-risk cases (including: relatives; teachers, students of high schools, junior high schools, primary schools, kindergartens; small businesses; close contacts,…) confirm and answer the fastest results to implement timely, appropriate and effective epidemic prevention measures.