HCM city to administer more than 930,000 doses in fifth phase of vaccination

(VOVWORLD) - HCM city, the largest hotspot of coronavirus in Vietnam, has administered more than 170,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the fifth phase of its inoculation drive, said Vice Chairman Duong Anh Duc.

The fifth phase, with 930,000 doses to be administered, is being carried out at 20 hospitals, alongside 615 vaccination sites in communes and wards.

The vaccination rate will go up to 100,000 people per day, enabling the city to complete the current phase of inoculation in about 10 days.

HCM city recorded 1,849 cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday morning, the highest number in Vietnam.