A research group from Ho Chi Minh City-based Fulbright University and Tech4Covid research team forecast that HCM City will be able to control the Covid-19 epidemic by the end of August.
HCM City authorities have tightened COVID prevention measures by setting up 25 task forces in 21 districts and Thu Duc City, and improving testing capacity to one million samples per day.
As many as 189 people have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in five localities across Vietnam during the past 12 hours, raising its national cumulative caseload to 17,052.
More than 20,000 people in Phu Tho Hoa Ward in Tan Phu District in HCM City on June 29 waited in line to have samples taken for nCoV testing in a large-scale screening campaign.
With over 3,000 Covid-19 cases, HCM City vows to control outbreak by end of social distancing period
Despite drastic measures, the Covid-19 outbreak developments in HCM City remain complicated. The enforced social distancing period will end on June 30 and it has been difficult for the city to decide whether to extend the period.
A total of 372 COVID-19 infections were recorded on Tuesday, bringing the country's total cases to 16,413 so far, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Ministry of Health on Tuesday evening announced the 79th and 80th COVID-19 related deaths in Vietnam, both are elderly female patients with severe underlying medical conditions.
To prevent overloading at centralized quarantine facilities, the Ministry of Health has allowed people categorized as F1 cases (having close contact with Covid-19 patients) to be under home quarantine.
With the record of 76 new infections this afternoon, Vietnam has surpassed the milestone of 12,000 COVID-19 infections in the 4th wave.
There were 15 new COVID-19 cases announced on Saturday morning, but the Ministry of Health also added a further 563 cases to their total, all detected in HCM City on Friday.
With gyms closed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are exercising at home to stay in shape.
The foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said reducing Vietnam's achievements in the containment of COVID-19 pandemic to mere luck is "entirely unobjective,"
Deputy Minister of Transport Le Anh Tuan has sent a document to relevant authorities on a temporary suspension of flights between Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Quang Binh’s Dong Hoi city starting from June 23.
A restaurant in Vinh City, Nghe An Province is offering hundreds of meals every day for Covid-19 frontline workers.
Bad debts may climb by the end of the year as the pandemic has interrupted the production of many enterprises and they had no revenue to repay debts.
The HCMC People's Committee has decided to award the certificate of merit from the city’s chairman to 13 organizations that have made extraordinary achievements in information dissemination on the prevention and control of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Many restaurants in Hanoi have opened to welcome back customers after the city’s authorities approved the reopening of hair salons, indoor eateries and cafes as of 0:00 on June 22.
With the COVID-19 situation under control, the People's Committee of Ha Tinh Province allowed the resumption of business, commercial and service establishments and tourism sites starting from Tuesday.
Mai Anh Duc directed production for sanitizers and disinfecting devices remotely while still being treated for Covid-19, and donated them all to hospitals and quarantine zones across Vietnam.