HANOI, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported 12,936 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, including 12,928 locally transmitted and eight imported, according to the Ministry of Health.
Most of the community cases were detected in southern localities, including 1,454 in Ho Chi Minh City, 966 in Can Tho province, and 705 in Binh Duong province.
The infections brought the country's total tally to 1,210,340, with 24,882 deaths, said the ministry. Nationwide, as many as 958,636 COVID-19 patients have so far recovered, up 1,712 from Saturday.
Nearly 119 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, including more than 49 million second shots, have been administered, according to the ministry.
As of Sunday, the country has registered over 1.2 million locally transmitted COVID-19 cases since the start of the current wave in late April, the ministry said.