“However, it is necessary to continue taking prevention and control measures and accelerate vaccination, since the disease is beginning to resurface in some countries with risk of resurging,” he warned.
In a meeting to address the issue of the supply of medicines and medical supplies and seek solutions to ensure human resources for the health sector, Minh Chinh pointed out that dengue, monkeypox and other diseases continue to occur and complicate the situation.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Health reported 740 new Covid-19 cases, while 5,087 patients were discharged on Thursday, bringing the total number of people diagnosed since the emergence of the pandemic to 10,740,595, of which 9,627 1,924 recovered from the disease and 43,084 died.
The number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered throughout the country also increased in the last 24 hours, standing at 227,753,376, according to the health ministry.
The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, Le Thi Thu Hang, confirmed that no case of monkeypox has been registered in the country to date.