3,657 cases added to Vietnam’s COVID-19 tally on July 30 evening hinh anh 1Medics collect samples for COVID-19 testing. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Ministry of Health reported 3,657 new cases of COVID-19 on July 30 evening, including 22 imported cases, bringing the day’s tally to 8,649.

The current biggest hotspot of Ho Chi Minh City logged 1,542 out of the latest cases, followed by Binh Duong with 636 cases; Long An, 448; Dong Nai, 157; Can Tho, 151; Khanh Hoa, 139; Ba Ria-Vung Tau, 133; and Hanoi, 81.

A total of 3,704 patients were given the all-clear on the day, taking the number of recoveries in the country to 35,484.

The treatment sub-committee of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control recorded 139 COVID-19 deaths in nine cities and provinces between July 16-30, raising the death toll to 1,161.

Among patients under treatment, 411 are being cared for in ICU, while 21 patients are in critical condition and being treated with ECMO.

A total of 5,529,898 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far, with 546,402 people getting full two shots.

As of July 30 night, Vietnam’s COVID-19 caseload was 137,062, including 2,235 imported cases.

The number of infections during the new pandemic wave that began in the country in late April reached 133,257, with 32,710 patients having recovered. /.