Two new COVID-19 cases announced on April 8 morning (Wednesday, April 8,2020)
The Health Ministry confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 in early morning April 8, taking the total number to 251.
Vietnam presents antibacterial masks to European countries (Wednesday, April 8,2020)
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung has symbolically handed over 550,000 made-in-Vietnam antibacterial masks as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to help their counterparts of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese, Lao health officials discuss ways to fight COVID-19 (Wednesday, April 8,2020)
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long and Lao Minister of Health Bounkong Syhavong have agreed to set up a connection system to provide technical assistance in the prevention and test of COVID-19 and treatment of patients.
63 obstetrics hospital doctors safe from deadly COVID-19 virus (Tuesday, April 7,2020)
All 63 doctors and nurses of the Hanoi Obstetrics hospital who were quarantined after having contact with a male COVID-19 patient have first tested negative for the virus, according to Dr Nguyen Duy Anh, director of the hospital.
COVID-19 UPDATE: No new cases reported, total infections at 245 (Tuesday, April 7,2020)
Vietnam reported no new cases of the coronavirus on the morning of April 7 as the total number of infections has still stayed at 245, while 95 patients have fully recovered.
PM requests preparing scenarios for second wave of coronavirus infections (Tuesday, April 7,2020)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested preparing scenarios between now and April 15 for the second wave of SARS-CoV-2 infections.
More COVID-19 patients to be discharged from hospital on April 7 (Tuesday, April 7,2020)
Eighteen COVID-19 patients will leave hospitals on April 7 after their complete recovery, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam highlights international cooperation in COVID-19 combat (Monday, April 6,2020)
Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son emphasised the importance of international cooperation in the COVID-19 fight during the third phone talks with leaders of the ministries of foreign affairs of the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), India, Australia and New Zealand on April 3.
COVID-19: No new case recorded on April 6 morning, 91 discharged (Monday, April 6,2020)
As of 6 am on April 6 morning, no positive coronavirus case has been reported in Vietnam, with 91 in total being released from hospital, according to the Ministry of Health.
PM holds phone talks with Korean President on COVID-19 combat (Monday, April 6,2020)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 3 afternoon held phone talks with the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in to discuss the COVID-19 prevention and control in each country and bilateral cooperation in this field.
COVID-19: new entry-exit regulations between Vietnam and Laos (Monday, April 6,2020)
The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on April 5 informed Vietnam citizens of new entry-exit regulations the Lao Government has issued as an effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam's total COVID-19 cases now 241 (Monday, April 6,2020)
A Vietnamese student from the UK was confirmed positive for SARS-CoV-2 on April 5 afternoon, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam to 241, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Five more COVID-19 patients recover, total at 90 (Sunday, April 5,2020)
Five more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from Cu Chi acute respiratory hospital in Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang Hospital on April 4, bringing the total number of patients given the all-clear in Vietnam to 90.
ASEAN ambassadors seek Australia’s support for international students (Sunday, April 5,2020)
Ten ambassadors of ASEAN members states to Australia on April 1 sent a letter expressing wish that Australia would offer appropriate physical and material support to international students, amid the complicated developments of COVID-19 pandemic.
HCM City establishes 62 posts for COVID-19 prevention (Sunday, April 5,2020)
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong has signed a decision to set up 62 posts and stations for COVID-19 prevention and control throughout the city.
Vietnam-donated medical equipment handed over to Laos (Sunday, April 5,2020)
Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung handed over medical equipment worth over 7 billion VND (304,000 USD) as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao counterparts at a ceremony in Vientiane on April 4.
No new cases of COVID-19 reported (Sunday, April 5,2020)
For the first time in almost a month, Vietnam has no new cases of COVID-19 to report. The National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on April 5 morning that nobody has tested positive overnight.
MoH traces people in contact with 237th COVID-19 patient (Saturday, April 4,2020)
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has issued an urgent notice to trace all people in close contact with the 237th COVID-19 patient, a 64-year-old Swedish man, who was reported infected with the coronavirus on April 1 after being hospitalised for a accident.
British Embassy in Vietnam provides consular support for UK citizens (Saturday, April 4,2020)
The British Embassy in Vietnam said on April 3 that amid the complicated developments of COVID-19, it is working closely with the Vietnamese authorities to provide consular support for affected UK citizens.
Thailand suspends incoming passenger flights to fight COVID-19 (Saturday, April 4,2020)
Thailand has temporarily banned all passenger flights from landing in the country to curb the outbreak of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed, total number amounts to 239 (Saturday, April 4,2020)
Two new COVID-19 infection cases, including one relating to Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital, were confirmed by the Ministry of Health on April 4 morning, raising the total number of patients nationwide to 239.
Ten more COVID-19 patients cured (Friday, April 3,2020)
Ten COVID-19 patients were given the all-clear on April 3, bringing the total number of cured cases in Vietnam to 85.
RoK's bank supports over 200,000 USD for Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight (Wednesday, April 1,2020)
Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Vietnam Park Noh Wan and the country’s Shinhan Bank on March 31 presented 5 billion VND (213,000 USD) to Vietnam’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cases of COVID-19 total 212 as of April 1 morning (Wednesday, April 1,2020)
The number of COVID-19 cases has amounted to 212 after five more patients were confirmed as of 6am on April 1, according to the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
Vietnamese, Japanese FMs hold phone talks on COVID-19 combat (Wednesday, April 1,2020)
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister (FM) Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu on March 31 to discuss cooperation amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hanoi sets up 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations (Tuesday, March 31,2020)
The capital city of Hanoi has decided to establish 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations around Bach Mai hospital to carry out mass testing after a coronavirus outbreak occurred several days ago, according to Hanoi Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung.
Vietnam to declare nationwide COVID-19 epidemic (Tuesday, March 31,2020)
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to declare the nationwide COVID-19 epidemic while chairing a meeting of the cabinet in Hanoi on March 30.
Top leader calls for solidarity against COVID-19 (Tuesday, March 31,2020)
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on March 30 appealed to compatriots, comrades and soldiers nationwide and overseas Vietnamese to stay united in their will and actions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Promoting national solidarity, cooperation in COVID-19 fight: PM (Monday, March 30,2020)
The most important task at this crucial time is promoting the unity, solidarity and cooperation of all people throughout the country to cope with any pandemic situation, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a teleconference with five centrally-run cities – Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, Can Tho and Da Nang on March 29.
Deputy FM, foreign diplomats update COVID-19 situation (Monday, March 30,2020)
Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on March 27 had second phone talks with foreign ministry leaders of the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), India, Australia and New Zealand to get updates on the COVID-19 situation and strong measures against the pandemic.