The Health Ministry confirmed 16,026 Covid-19 cases Friday in 62 cities and provinces, raising the nation’s tally in the fourth wave to over 1.96 million.
The three localities with the highest numbers of cases Friday were Hanoi with 3,029, Da Nang with 765 and Binh Dinh with 762 cases.
The ministry also confirmed 171 Covid-19 deaths Friday, taking the nation’s Covid-19 death toll to 35,344, or around 1.8 percent of all infections.
So far, 1,666,220 patients have recovered. Around 71.9 million people have received their second vaccine shots and 15 million have received their third.