Vietnam records 2,287 new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 21

Vietnam recorded 2,287 new COVID-19 cases on September 21, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam logs additional 2,287 COVID-19 cases on Sept. 21
A student gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Hong Bang Junior High School in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: VNA)

The new infections brought the country’s total caseload since the pandemic broke out to 11,465,691.

Meanwhile, 1,666 patients were declared to be free from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, lifting the total number of recoveries to 10,582,688.

The death toll from the disease rose to 43,146, accounting for 0.4% of the infections, after four fatalities were reported in An Giang (2), Binh Thuan (1) and Khanh Hoa (1) provinces.

More than 259.65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the country so far.

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(Source: VNA)