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Update news community transmission

Vietnam recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19 community transmission, all in quarantine sites or sealed-off areas, in the 12 hours as of 6am on May 17, raising the national count to 4,212, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said.

Total number of COVID-19 cases remains unchanged at 355

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported on July 4, leaving the total number of confirmed cases at 355, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia July 3

Vietnam attends UN Security Council’s Open Debate on Pandemics and Security

Vietnam goes through 72 days without COVID-19 local transmissions

Vietnam has entered the 72nd day in a row without new COVID-19 infections among the community as of June 27 morning, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

HCM City allows bars, karaoke parlors to reopen

HCM City’s People’s Committee has allowed entertainment facilities such as bars and karaoke parlours to re-open after the country has gone through 56 straight days without any community transmission of COVID-19.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 27

One Vietnamese returning from Russia becomes latest COVID-19 case in Vietnam

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 22

20,000 made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 test kits exported

PM allows lifting of social distancing at schools

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, while chairing a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on May 7, spoke of easing certain measures introduced to tackle the COVID-19, including the removal of social distancing measures at schools.

COVID-19 case number stays unchanged, one more positive again

There are no new COVID-19 cases reported in Vietnam overnight by April 29 morning, keeping the total at 270 and marking the 13th straight day without patients infected with the novel coronavirus in the community.

Social distancing should be lifted gradually, prudently: PM

Social distancing measures need to be lifted in a gradual and prudent manner that suits each locality’s situation so as to achieve the dual target of effectively controlling the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring socio-economic development.

Government, localities seek ways to mitigate effects of COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a national teleconference between the Government and localities on April 10 to discuss solutions for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.