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The Hanoi municipal administration is considering restrictions on non-essential services amid a skyrocketing number of coronavirus infections in the community.

NA Chairman chairs meeting on special policies in COVID-19 fight

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue chaired a meeting on December 3 to discuss the Government’s proposal on several special mechanisms and policies in the fight against COVID-19.

PM asks for safely, flexibly adapting to COVID-19

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested consistently pursuing the policy of safely, flexibly adapting to and effectively controlling COVID-19 pandemic.

What will Vietnam do to cope with the Omicron variant?

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has asked local authorities to strengthen surveillance to discover Covid-19 cases and any abnormal signs of clusters as a new coronavirus variant called Omicron has emerged.

CAAV agrees to halt flights from African countries over Omicron concerns

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has agreed with the Health Ministry’s proposal on suspending international flights to and from some African countries due to concerns over the Omicron variant.

PM demands proactive moves to cope with Omicron variant

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has ordered proactive moves be made in the face of Omicron, a new coronavirus variant that has been spreading to many countries around the world.

Ministry asks for tightened epidemiological surveillance, suspension of some flights from Africa

The Ministry of Health on Sunday asked localities and agencies to strengthen epidemiological surveillance to quickly detect and prevent the spread of Omicron, the new SARS-CoV-2 variant.

Vietnam reports 13,770 new COVID-19 cases on November 29

Vietnam recorded 13,770 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours to 4pm on November 29, according to the Ministry of Health.

Severe Covid-19 cases on the rise, hospitals in HCM City lack medical workers

Tan Binh Covid-19 Field Hospital currently has only 10 doctors for every working shift in charge of 200 severe cases being treated at the third level, the highest of the three-level hospital model.

Why are locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases continuing to increase?

According to the Ministry of Health, Vietnam could record more Covid-19 outbreaks, especially in current weather conditions, which are favorable for the spread of the virus.

Vietnam advised not to be negligent in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnam has been warned there is no room for complacency as a fifth wave of COVID-19 could strike anytime.

Central Highlands to treat F0 cases at home amid rise in community infections

The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has finalised a scheme which will see COVID-19 cases receive treatment at home following a surge in community infections.

Two people in Thanh Hoa die after getting COVID-19 vaccine

Two people in central Thanh Hoa Province died on Wednesday morning after getting the Vero Cell COVID-19 vaccine while three others are being treated at a local hospital, the provincial Department of Health confirmed.

Teacher helps F0 students in COVID-19 pandemic

Late one night in August, Nguyen Minh Hoang, a teacher at a secondary school in HCM City, received a message from one of his students.

Doctors warn that Covid patients are abusing medicine meant for severe cases

The B Medicine Bag, with anti-inflammatory and antibiotic drugs, prescribed for Covid-19 patients with severe symptoms, is being abused by patients with mild symptoms, which may cause serious consequences.

HCM City recommends 7-day mandatory quarantine for COVID-19 patients

The HCM City Department of Health has sought permission from the Ministry of Health for a seven-day quarantine period for fully vaccinated and asymptomatic cases with negative COVID-19 test results.

Southern provinces strengthen COVID-19 prevention measures as cases increase

Many southern provinces have strengthened COVID-19 prevention measures as the number of locally transmitted cases has increased in the region.

Hanoi mulls policy over home quarantine of patients

The economy comprises many interwoven chains, and one province applying extreme measures can create a deadlock in the entire region and the country.

Covid-19 related deaths and critical cases fall sharply in Vietnam

After one month of Resolution 128, the number of Covid-19 related deaths and critical cases has dropped sharply, according to the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.

Unforgettable moments in the fight against Covid-19 in HCM City

Moments in the fight against Covid-19 in HCM City and the southern provinces this year have reminded people not only of difficulties and losses but also of human love and the efforts to overcome adversity.