Medical workers from the healthcare centre of Hanoi's Dong Da district collect samples for COVID-19 testing. (Photo: VNA)
The local infections are 1,519 in Ho Chi Minh City; 156 in Binh Duong; 133 in Tien Giang; 80 in Dong Nai; 43 in Vinh Long; 38 in Khanh Hoa; 34 in Ben Tre; 32 in Da Nang; 26 in Ba Ria-Vung Tau; 22 in Can Tho; 12 in Phu Yen; 10 in Hau Giang; eight in Kien Giang; seven in Vinh Phuc; six each in Hanoi, Binh Phuoc, An Giang, and Dong Thap; two in Dak Lak, Quang Ngai, Bac Lieu and Lam Dong; and one each in Quang Nam and Lang Son.
The number of cases reported since the fourth coronavirus wave hit the country late April reached 56,530, 8,273 of whom have been given the all-clear. The total recoveries stood at 11,047.
On July 19, 21,595 more people received COVID-19 vaccine shots, bringing the total doses administered in the country to over 4.3 million. A total of 309,791 people have been fully vaccinated with two jabs./.