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Over 5,200 new COVID-19 cases documented on October 30

Vietnam logged 5,227 new COVID-19 cases, including three imported cases, on October 30, according to the Ministry of Health.

Among 50 cities and provinces nationwide reporting new infections, Ho Chi Minh City recorded the highest number of 1,042, followed by southern provinces of Dong Nai (679), Binh Duong (665), Bac Lieu (404), Kien Giang (298), An Giang (231), Tien Giang (223), Tay Ninh (203), and Soc Trang (190).

The national tally now stands at 915,603.

According to the Ministry of Health’s report, 2,831 patients nationwide are in serious conditions, with 290 requiring invasive ventilation and 15 on life support (ECMO).

In the past 24 hours to 5:30pm of October 30, the country saw 64 deaths from the disease. The death toll now hits 22,030.

On the day, additional 2,204 patients were given the all-clear, taking the total number of recoveries to 818,336.

By October 30, the country has injected over 80.52 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, with more than 23.91 million people now fully inoculated./.