Vietnam records 2,015 new COVID-19 cases last night hinh anh 1 A health worker takes samples for residents in Da Nang City. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - A total 2,015 new COVID-19 cases were reported during the period from 7:30pm July 18 to 6am July 17, including one imported case and 2,014 local cases, according to the Ministry of Health.

The local cases are in HCM City (1,535), Binh Duong (215), Dong Nai (74), Vinh Long (41), Ben Tre (30), Phu Yen (25), Soc Trang (19), Ba Ria - Vung Tau (17), Quang Ngai (14), Hanoi (12), An Giang (8), Dong Thap (6), Tra Vinh (5), Bac Ninh (3), Hau Giang (2), Quang Nam (2), Vinh Phuc (2), Lao Cai (2), Thai Binh (1), Gia Lai (1). Of these, 1,688 are in quarantined or locked down areas. 

By 6am on July 19, Vietnam logged 53,785 domestic infections and 2,060 imported ones. The number of infections reported since the fourth wave of COVID-19 outbreaks hit Vietnam late April amounted to 52,215.
A total of 10,667 patients have been given the all-clear so far.

Among the active patients, 267 have tested negative for the coronavirus once, 116 twice and 118 thrice.

As many as 22,654 people were inoculated against COVID-19 vaccine on July 18, raising the number of vaccinated persons to 4,283,906, including 306,475 having received full two shots./.