HCMC reports 14,800 pediatric patients with COVID-19
21:20 | 08/09/2021
VGP – There have been 14,800 children infected with COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City since the beginning of this year, according to Deputy Director of the Municipal Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung.

A baby with underlying health conditions receives treatment for COVID-19 at Children Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

The total includes 12,000 recoveries and 13 deaths, most of them had underlying health conditions, including cancer, Nguyen told reporters at a press briefing on Wednesday afternoon.

At present, more than 2,800 pediatric patients are under treatment, he added.

Ho Chi Minh City is the epicenter of Viet Nam’s fourth COVID-19 wave, with 273,674 infection cases, followed by Binh Duong (141,810), Dong Nai (31,213), and Long An (26,849)./.

By Huong Giang

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