Additional 463 cases detected on July 10 afternoon hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) 
Hanoi, (VNA) – The Health Ministry said 463 more COVID-19 cases were confirmed during six hours from 1pm to 7pm on July 10, including 2 imported cases.

The 461 local cases are reported in HCM City (200), Binh Duong (140), Long An (33), Dong Nai (19), Phu Yen (18), Quang Ngai (14), Khanh Hoa (13), Dong Thap (8), Hanoi (5), Binh Phuoc (4), Tay Ninh (3), and Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Binh Dinh, Vinh Phuc and Thai Binh each 1.

The total cases recorded in the past 24 hours amounted to 1,853, including 9 imported cases.

As of 7pm July 10, Vietnam logged 25,947 domestic infection and 1,916 imported cases.

The ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department said 9,204 patients have recovered, and the national COVID-19 death toll rose to 112.

Among active patients, 339 have tested negative to the coronavirus once, 130 twice, and 70 thrice.

More than 2 million doses of COVID-19 Moderna vaccine supplied by the US Government through the COVAX Facility arrived in Vietnam early July 10.

The same day, Vietnam officially launched the national COVID-19 vaccine drive, towards the goal of inoculating more than 70 percent of the population by the end of the first quarter of 2022./