COVID-19: Additional 4,374 new cases reported on early August 1 hinh anh 1Taking samples for COVID-19 testing in Long Ho district, southern Vinh Long province (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Health reported 4,374 new infections of COVID-19, including two imported cases, on early August 1.

Ho Chi Minh City, the country’s current biggest hotspot, logged 2,027, followed by Binh Duong with 1,415 cases; Long An, 318; Dong Nai, 262; Hanoi, 67; Vinh Long, 50; Ba Ria-Vung Tau, 46; Hau Giang, 37; Ben Tre, 32; Kien Giang, 24; Phu Yen, 22; Tra Vinh, 22; An Giang, 21; Dong Thap, 16, Thanh Hoa, six; Quang Tri, three; Hai Duong, two; Kon Tum, one, and Hung Yen, one.

As of August 1 morning, Vietnam’s COVID-19 caseload was 150,060, including 2,241 imported cases. A total of 38,734 patients were given the all-clear.

The number of infections during the new pandemic wave that began in the country in late April reached 146,249, with 35,960 patients having recovered.

A total of 6,203,866 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far, with 620,611 people getting full two shots./.