Nearly 15,600 new COVID-19 cases recorded on December 25 hinh anh 1A resident in Tam Hiep commune of Hanoi's Thanh Tri district has nasal swab taken for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam logged 15,586 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours till 4pm on December 25, including 27 imported cases, reported the Health Ministry.

Hanoi still recorded the highest number of infections with 1,879 cases.

The country has so far confirmed 1,636,455 infections.

Since the fourth pandemic wave hit the country on April 27, as many as 1,630,851 cases have been discovered, 1,226,867 of this figure have recovered.

The same day, 235 people were confirmed dead from the disease.

The number of fatalities has so far reached 31,007, or 1.9 percent of the total infections./.