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The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Can Tho has posted a record number of daily new COVID-19 cases, with the number of cases reaching 712 on Wednesday, according to the municipal Department of Health.

Hanoi: mobile clinics to treat mild Covid cases

Hanoi has changed its view about the treatment of positive Covid cases and the home quarantine of their close contacts.

Eighteen infants mistakenly vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine are in a stable condition

Eighteen infants who were mistakenly inoculated with COVID-19 vaccines in Quoc Oai District, Hanoi are in stable conditions two weeks after the shots, according to Saint-Paul Hospital.

Hanoi sets up five treatment facilities to treat COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms

Hanoi has set up five centres to quarantine and treat COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms in five districts with a total of 1,150 beds from Wednesday (November 17).

Bui Vien ‘western street’ no longer flashy or noisy

Hu tieu (noodle soup), milk tea, broken rice, snails and fried fish balls – the common dishes of Vietnamese – are being sold at shops on HCM City’s Bui Vien Street.

HCM City sets up temporary hospitals to treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients

Ho Chi Minh City has established eight temporary hospitals with nearly 300 beds each to treat moderately ill COVID-19 patients and people with underlying medical conditions as the number of COVID-19 cases rises.

Hanoi to pilot home quarantine for F0 and F1 cases

The capital is set to allow F0 and F1 cases to quarantine at home in an effort to ease pressure placed on concentrated isolation facilities and reduce the risk of cross-infection occurring at concentrated quarantine centres.

Buddhist temples nationwide to ring bell to commemorate COVID-19 dead victims on November 19

Buddhist temples and establishments across the country will ring the bell, lit candles, offer incense and pray for those who died from COVID-19 at 8pm on November 19, in coordination with a national requiem for the dead victims of the coronavirus.

Agencies deny reports about uncontrollable situation of Covid-19

Reports with headlines such as ‘lockdown may resume as infections on the rise’, ‘new pandemic wave’, ‘high danger of new pandemic outbreak in Vietnam’, and ‘mortality rate increases, including among fully vaccinated people’ are all untrue.

Companies in Mekong Delta fined, prosecuted for being sources of Covid

Covid developments in Mekong Delta provinces as of November 11 morning remained complicated.

Workers’ health, pandemic prevention at hi-tech park is top priority: HCM City official

Secretary of HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has ordered the Sai Gon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) Management Board to place pandemic prevention and protection of workers’ heath as its top priority under the “new normal”.

Vietnam's COVID-19 cases surpass 1 million

More than a million people have now tested positive for COVID-19 in Vietnam.

Health ministry asks for safety at education facilities

The Ministry of Health has asked localities to review and instruct all schools to build flexible and safe COVID-19 prevention and control plans to allow children to go back to class.

508 mobile medical units set up in Hanoi after rise in cases

Authorities in Hanoi have ordered the establishment of 508 mobile medical units, including 20 units to serve industrial parks and processing zones, after a sharp rise in cases in the capital city. 

Residents entering other localities not required to show negative Covid test result

Residents do not need to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test result when they enter other localities, according to the Ministry of Health’s latest guidelines.

National Assembly deputies propose April 27 as memorial day for victims of Covid-19

Some National Assembly deputies have suggested that the National Assembly and Government should set April 27 as a memorial day for those who have died of Covid-19.

Vietnam to give vaccine booster shots later this year

Vietnam has reached agreements for 200 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and has received about 125 million doses.


Vietnamese citizens with COVID e-certificates can go abroad

Vietnamese authorities have started granting electronic COVID-19 vaccine certificates for people to travel abroad, provided they have received two doses of vaccine.

HCM City records more COVID-cases in districts with industrial parks

The number of COVID-19 cases in HCM City has increased in districts with industrial parks, according to the city's Department of Health.

Hanoi warned amid resurgence of COVID-19 outbreak

Consecutively from November 3 to the present, the capital has recorded more than 100 new local COVID-19 cases each day.