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Hanoi (VNA) - Eighteen more COVID-19 deaths have brought the country's total death toll to 225, the Ministry of Health reported on July 16.

The fatalities, which occurred from July 8-14, were residents of Ho Chi Minh City (6), Dong Thap (4), Long An (3), Bac Ninh (2) Dong Nai (1), Binh Duong (1), and Bac Giang (1).

At the time of the report, there is no information on the deceased patients' medical history. 

According to the ministry, there might be other COVID-19 deaths that have not been recorded by local COVID-19 treatment centres. They have been asked to provide full reports to the ministry./.