This article was added by the user . TheWorldNews is not responsible for the content of the platform.

Vietnam reports 961 new COVID-19 cases

HANOI, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 961 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, up by 162 from Thursday, according to its Ministry of Health.

All the new infections were domestically transmitted in 42 provinces and cities.

The Vietnamese capital Hanoi was the pandemic hotspot with 181 new cases recorded on Friday, followed by the northern Bac Ninh province with 77 and the northern Phu Tho province with 66.

The infections brought the total tally to 10,729,681 with 43,082 deaths. Nationwide, 9,540,598 COVID-19 patients, or nearly 89 percent of the infections, have recovered.

More than 223.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the country, including about 200.4 million shots on people aged 18 and above, said the ministry.

Vietnam has gone through four coronavirus waves of increasing scale, complication and infectivity. As of Friday, it has registered more than 10.7 million locally transmitted COVID-19 cases since the start of the current wave of infections in April 2021, said the health ministry.