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151 new COVID-19 cases reported on July 2 early morning

The Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed 151 new COVID-19 infections, including four imported cases, in the past 12 hours to 6am on July 2, raising the national count to 17,727.

Of the new locally-infected cases, 118 were found  in Ho Chi Minh City, 10 in Phu Yen, five in Dong Nai, four in An Giang, three in Long An, two each in Nghe An and Dong Thap, and one each in Ha Tinh, Khanh Hoa and Binh Phuoc.

To date, Vietnam has documented 15,905 domestic infections and 1,822 imported ones. The number of new cases since the fourth wave of outbreaks hit the country on April 27 amounted to 14,335.

Among the active patients, 260 have tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, 138 twice and 89 thrice.

The number of fatalities related COVID-19 is 81.

On July 1, an additional 39,537 people received COVID-19 vaccine shots nationwide. Over 3.8 million vaccine doses have been injected so far. The number of people fully getting two shots is 204,006.

As of 5pm on July 1, the national COVID-19 vaccine fund had received over 7,986 billion VND (347.2 million USD), which were donated by 356,715 collectives and individuals./.