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909 new COVID-19 cases over last 12 hours raise national count to 35,409

 Vietnam detected 909 new cases of COVID-19 over the last 12 hours to 6am on July 14, raising the national count to 35,409, according to the Ministry of Health.

They comprise four imported cases and 905 local infections, including 666 in Ho Chi Minh City; 80 in Dong Nai; 44 in Khanh Hoa; 43 in Ben Tre; 19 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau; 18 in Phu Yen; 17 in Vinh Long; four each in Ninh Thuan and Tay Ninh; two each in Kien Giang, Thua Thien-Hue, An Giang and Bac Ninh; and one each in Soc Trang and Binh Dinh.

Of the new domestic infections, 688 were detected inside quarantined and locked down areas.

The number of cases reported since the fourth coronavirus wave hit the country reached 31,890, 6,779 of whom have been given all-clear.

The total recoveries stood at 9,553 while the death toll was 132.

Among patients under treatment, 307 patients have tested negative to the virus once, 114 twice and 81 thrice.

On July 13, 20,557 more people received COVID-19 vaccine shots, bringing the total doses administered in the country to nearly 4.08 milliion. A total of 283,884 people have been fully vaccinated with two jabs./