The new fatalities were recorded from July 19-26 in 6 southern provinces and cities, specifically:

Ho Chi Minh City (July 19-26): 91 cases.

Long An (July 22-26): 9 cases.

Dong Thap (July 23-24): 2 cases.

Ba Ria - Vung Tau (July 20): 1 case.

Dong Nai (July 25): 1 case.


Kien Giang (July 26): 2 cases.

So far, Vietnam has recorded 630 Covid-19-related deaths, including 595 cases in the 4th outbreak since April 27.

The current fatality rate caused by Covid-19 in Vietnam is 0.52%. The mortality rate in the world is 2.15%.

The country has administered more than 5.3 million vaccine shots, fully vaccinating 450,836 people with two shots.

By 5pm on July 28, the Vietnam Vaccine Fund had received VND8,345 billion (US$362.55 million) contributed by 488,906 organisations and individuals.

Thuy Hanh