Vietnam recorded 3,399 new COVID-19 cases on May 5, the highest daily number over the past six months, according to the Ministry of Health.
The new cases brought the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country since the pandemic broke out to 11,571,127.
The same day, 997 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus, lifting the number of recoveries to 10,625,838.
Meanwhile, the death toll was still kept at 43,195, accounting for 0.4% of the total number of infections, as no fatality was reported on the day.
As many as 15,550 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were injected to people on May 4, raising the total number of administered doses to almost 266.27 million./.
Source: Vietnam News Agency