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Vietnam adds 425 cases to national COVID-19 tally

Additional 425 COVID-19 cases were added to the national tally from 6:30pm on July 8 to 6am on July 9, raising the caseload to 24,810.

Among the new infections, two were imported. Up to 350 cases were recorded in Ho Chi Minh City, while the remainders were found in Long An, Dong Nai, Phu Yen, An Giang, Khanh Hoa, Bac Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Gia Lai and Bac Lieu.

As of July 9 morning, the country reported 22,910 domestic cases. The number of infections since the fourth wave of the pandemic broke out in late April amounted to 21,340, of whom 6,176 have been given the all-clear.

The ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department said 8,950 patients have recovered, and the national COVID-19 death toll has reached 105.

Among the active patients, 333 have tested negative to the coronavirus once, 203 twice, and 80 thrice.

Another 22,647 people were vaccinated on July 8. As of 4:00pm on July 8, nearly 4 million vaccine doses had been administered. A total of 249,532 people have received full two shots./.