Additional 1,705 COVID-19 cases reported on August 8

Vietnam recorded 1,705 new COVID-19 cases on August 8, according to the Ministry of Health.
Bộ Y tế tiếp tục đề nghị các địa phương đẩy mạnh triển khai tiêm vaccine Covid-19 mũi 3 cho người từ 12 tuổi trở lên. (Nguồn: SK&ĐS)
The Ministry of Health continues to request localities to step up the implementation of the Covid-19 vaccination campaign with booster shots. (Photo: SK & DS)

The new infections raised the country’s total number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic broke out to 11,349,223.

The number of recoveries rose to 9,982,345 as 9,223 patients were declared to be free from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on the same day.

Meanwhile, the death toll was still kept at 43,094, accounting for 0.4% of the total infections.

So far, more than 248.79 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.

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(Source: VNA)