HANOI, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 873 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, up 305 from Monday, according to the Ministry of Health.

The infections brought the total tally to 10,756,254. The country also reported one death from the disease in the northern Quang Ninh province, bringing the total fatalities to 43,090.

Nationwide, as many as 9,780,172 COVID-19 patients, or nearly 91 percent of the infections, have so far recovered.

More than 236.1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the country, including nearly 208 million shots on people aged 18 and above, said the ministry.

Vietnam has already recorded COVID-19 infections with Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants and is accelerating the inoculation of the fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose among its citizens.