The localities where the number of infections decreased the most compared to the previous day: Tay Ninh (210), Binh Thuan (61), Dong Nai (61).
The localities that recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day: Soc Trang (414), Ho Chi Minh City (222), Ca Mau (168).
The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is 3,559 cases/day.
During the day, 93 deaths were recorded in: Ho Chi Minh City (61), Binh Duong (18), Tien Giang (4), Tay Ninh (2), Long An (2), Dong Nai (2), Dong Thap (1 ), Dak Lak (1), Kien Giang (1), Soc Trang (1).
The average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days is 101 cases. The total number of deaths in Vietnam so far is 21,043, accounting for 2.4% of the total number of infections.
New infections in Ho Chi Minh City (1,131), Dong Nai (586), Binh Duong (533), Soc Trang (414), An Giang (170), Ca Mau (168), Kien Giang (82), Dong Thap ( 78), Tien Giang (70), Tay Ninh (64), Long An (47), Can Tho (43), Bac Lieu (40), Hau Giang (34), Gia Lai (30), Khanh Hoa (28) , Thanh Hoa (27), Nghe An (25), Thua Thien Hue (22), Tra Vinh (18), Vinh Long (15), Ha Nam (15), Quang Tri (13), Ba Ria – Vung Tau ( 12), Quang Binh (12), Ben Tre (12), Quang Nam (11), Binh Phuoc (11), Ninh Thuan (9), Son La (9), Binh Dinh (9), Lam Dong (8 ) , Dak Nong (8 ), Quang Ngai (7), Phu Tho (5), Kon Tum (4), Ha Tinh (4), Lai Chau (2), Yen Bai (2), Hung Yen (2), Thai Binh (2), Phu Yen (2), Hai Duong (1), Bac Giang (1), Lang Son (1), Lao Cai (1), Hanoi (1). In which, there are 1,475 cases in the community.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has 857,639 infections, ranking 40/223 countries and territories, while with the ratio of infections / 1 million people, Vietnam ranks 155/223 countries and territories territory (8,710 cases per million people on average).
In the fourth epidemic, the number of new infections recorded in the country was 852,986 cases, of which 786,106 patients were declared cured.
There are 4 provinces and cities that have not recorded new cases for 14 days in the country: Bac Kan, Hoa Binh, Thai Nguyen, and Dien Bien.
Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Ho Chi Minh City (415,875), Binh Duong (224,492), Dong Nai (57,708), Long An (33,614), Tien Giang (14,844).
Regarding treatment, the number of recovered patients in a day was 918, bringing the total number of cured cases to 788,923. The number of serious patients being treated is 3,847 cases.
Regarding testing, in the past 24 hours, more than 120,000 tests have been performed for more than 211,600 turns of people. The number of tests from April 27 to now has done more than 20.7 million samples for more than 57.2 million people.
Regarding vaccination, on October 14, there were 1,311,040 doses of vaccine injected. Thus, the total number of doses injected is more than 59 million doses, of which the 1st dose is more than 41.8 million doses, the 2nd injection is 17.1 million doses.
On the morning of October 15, Hanoi temporarily withdrew the entry/exit checkpoint at the city’s gate number 8 on the Hanoi – Hai Phong highway. At the remaining 21 checkpoints of people and vehicles entering/exiting Hanoi, the regulations still apply that people passing through the checkpoints must have a certificate of having received 2 doses of vaccine, have negative test results for nCoV (rapid test or PCR) and health declaration.
Quang Binh province, on October 15, the Covid-19 patient treatment facility at Central Law College (Dong Hoi City) stopped operating. This is the second Covid-19 treatment facility to stop operating thanks to this locality having controlled the epidemic.