The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued an urgent dispatch to provinces and cities proposing they add workers active in the logistics and transport sectors to the priority list to receive the Covid-19 vaccination.
One million doses of Vero Cell vaccine arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on July 31 as part of a deal to import five million doses of the vaccine from Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 4,734 new COVID-19 cases, including two imported on August 1 morning, pushing up the national infection count since the start of the pandemic that hit the nation early last year to 150,060.
A total 3,552 COVID-19 cases were detected from 6am to 7pm July 25, raising the national tally to 98,465, of which 96,287 were local infections, according to the Health Ministry.
The Medical University Hospital has been asked by the Ministry of Health to set up a 500-bed intensive care centre to improve readiness and capacity to deal with the COVID-19 spike in the country.
The two ancient traditional craft villages in An Nhon District, Binh Dinh Province, have tried their best to maintain the traditional local craft.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son called on all healthcare workers, including medical students and retired doctors and nurses, to join hands in the country's fight against coronavirus in Ho Chi Minh City on July 24.
The Biden Administration is considering donating additional COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam besides the allocated 5 million doses, according to Ha Kim Ngoc, Ambassador of Vietnam to the US.
The 2021-2026 cabinet structure will remain unchanged because the Government believes that it would be better to maintain stability to gather strength on fighting Covid-19.
A further 4,789 domestic cases of COVID-19 were reported in Vietnam on July 20, along with six imported cases quarantined upon arrival.
Vietnam’s health authorities on Sunday reported the country's highest daily spike of 5,926 COVID-19 cases, putting the total number of infections at 53,830.
Vietnam strives to have at least one successful domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine this year, according to deputy health minister Tran Van Thuan.
Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People's Committee Chu Ngoc Anh on July 18 ordered halting all non-essential services amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Ministry of Transport plans to begin work on nine major infrastructure projects in the south this year to reduce traffic congestion and improve connectivity.
Vietnam has been striving that half of craft villages can participate in the country’s supply chain in tourism.