Vietnam administers more than 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Vietnam surpassed a total of 30 million shots of COVID-19 vaccine on the morning of August 14 after five consecutive days of administering more than one million shots per day.
According to data from the National Vaccine Registration Portal, Vietnam has provided 30.4 million COVID-19 shots. From September 9-13, the country recorded more than one million injections every day.
The ten localities to have posted the highest vaccination rates (number of injections per vaccines allocated) include Quang Ninh, Dong Thap, Binh Phuoc, Vinh Long, Ca Mau, Kon Tum, Ben Tre, Bac Lieu, Soc Trang, and Lam Dong.
In Hanoi, the city administered more than 56,700 doses on September 14, raising the total number of injections to over 4.78 million. Of the total, over 4.38 million people were given their first shot while more than 404,000 people have received two shots.
So far, 99.44% of Hanoi adults (aged from 18 years) have received their first COVID-19 injection. Hanoi has injected 80.6% of its allocated vaccines.
In Ho Chi Minh City, 8.15 million doses of vaccine have been administered as of the morning of September 14.
Cu Chi District, Phu Nhuan District and Thu Duc City have recorded 100% of the vaccination of first doses.
To soon achieve herd immunity, Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating the vaccination campaign with the goal of injecting the first dose for almost all adults by September 15.
Source: Nhan Dan