HANOI, July 4 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 685 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, up 173 from Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.

The newly reported infections brought the total tally to 10,749,324 with 43,088 deaths. Nationwide, 9,715,163 COVID-19 patients, or over 90 percent of the total infections, have so far recovered.

More than 233.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the Southeast Asian country, including over 206.6 million shots on people aged 18 and above, according to the ministry.