Update news covid-19

As the whole country comes together to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, electricity boxes along streets in Hanoi have become works of art, creating a new look for much of the capital as part of pandemic prevention efforts.

92 new COVID-19 infections confirmed on early June 16

The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 92 new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on June 16, including one imported case, pushing the national count to 11,304.

Up to 118 new COVID-19 cases recorded on June 15 morning

The national tally of COVID-19 infections rose to 10,999 after 118 more locally-transmitted cases were confirmed in the past six hours to 12pm on June 15, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Bank deposit interest rates up, as stock market, real estate investing risky

Depositing money at banks is currently the safest and most profitable investment channel, as Covid-19 developments remain complicated and the stock market is "hot" and, thus, risky.


Vietnam confirms 71 new COVID-19 infections

Vietnam reported 71 more COVID-19 infections, including one imported case, in the last 12 hours to 6am on June 15, according to the Ministry of Health.

Bac Ninh eases social distancing, Quang Ninh reboots tourism

The northern province of Bac Ninh eased social distancing measures in several areas, starting from 0am on June 13.


103 more COVID-19 cases recorded in Vietnam, daily caseload at 297

Vietnam has confirmed an additional 103 locally transmitted coronavirus cases in five localities during the past six hours, raising its daily count to 297, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).


Over 93,000 students enter 10th grade entrance exam in Hanoi

More than 93,000 students throughout Hanoi took part in the 10th grade entrance exam for the upcoming school year on June 12.

Temporary blockade imposed on HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases

The municipal Department of Health decided to impose a temporary blockade on the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the evening of June 12 after some healthcare workers in the hospital tested positive for Covid-19.


Rail sector hard hit by pandemic

State-owned giant Vietnam Railways (VNR) has faced many difficulties due to the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, leaving thousands of its workforce unemployed.


Resumption of passenger transport services linking Danang, Quang Nam under consideration

The transport authority of Danang recently received a proposal from its counterpart in the neighboring province of Quang Nam about the resumption of passenger transport services linking the two localities.

Hanoi seeks ideas for cultural industry development

 The capital city identifies that culture is the key role for sustainable growth.

Fourth Covid-19 outbreak puts pressure on Vietnam strategic sectors: WB

Several signs suggest slowdown in economic activity if the pandemic is not contained in the short term.


Vietnam’s top leaders consider vaccine passport

Vietnam vows to pursue the twin goal of containing Covid-19 and developing the economy to serve the recovery plans.

Businesses face difficulties in vaccine imports

The Government has created conditions for localities and businesses to stimulate the import of Covid-19 vaccines, however, no proposals have been sent to the relevant agencies.


Most of fresh Covid-19 cases linked to industrial parks

The Ministry of Health this morning, June 13, confirmed 96 Covid-19 cases in seven localities, with 67 cases linked to previous patients in industrial parks.

The diary of a student who joins the fight against pandemic in Thu Duc

“I usually have to stay up late at night to take samples for testing, often with an empty stomach,” the medical school student said.


The responsibility of F1s in preventing the spread of Covid-19

I received a call some days ago from a friend. She said she had become an F1 when taking a flight on which there was a person with Covid-19.


Fighting pandemic: Vietnam chooses ‘slow but sure’ way

Vietnam might reach the ‘finish line’ – vaccination and herd immunity – later than Europe and the US by five to six months, but it would prefer to go slowly and carefully.


Vietnam masters SARS-CoV-2 virus gene sequencing process

For the first time, Vietnamese scientists have successfully built a technological process for sequencing the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus genome using the PacBio long-range genome sequencing technique.