Update news infections
The infection tally of Vietnam's fourth coronavirus wave rose to 2,164 after an additional 129 new COVID-19 cases of local transmission were confirmed by the Ministry of Health on May 23.
The Health Ministry confirmed 31 further fresh local cases of COVID-19 on May 23 morning, including 29 in Bac Ninh and 2 in Ninh Binh, raising the infection count of Vietnam's fourth coronavirus wave to 2,066.
The Health Ministry confirmed 87 additional COVID-19 cases on the evening of May 9, including 77 locally-infected ones detected in 9 provinces and cities.
The People's Committee of Danang City started to apply the “market coupon” policy throughout the city from May 8, 2021 to limit gatherings amid the Covid-19 outbreak.
Fifteen domestic cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the past 12 hours to 6am May 9, according to the Health Ministry.
A total of 20 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on May 2, including 12 imported entrants, and 8 community infections in the northern provinces of Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc, according to the Ministry of Health.
Two residents of Vung Tau City who were on the same flight from Hanoi City to HCMC with a Covid-19 patient in Ha Nam Province have been found, said the Vung Tau steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
COVID-19 patients recently returning from Cambodia have been infected with more transmissible variants of B1.1.7 of the UK and B.1.352 of South Africa, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said on April 25.
Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on April 25, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said.
Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on April 11, keeping the total number of infections in the country at 2,692, said the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam had two new COVID-19 cases to report in the past 12 hours to 6pm on April 4, raising the tally to 2,631, including 1,603 domestically-transmitted infections, the Ministry of Health said.
The author explained that to date, the country has only recorded approximately 2,500 infections and 35 deaths.
Jack Tran is an overseas Vietnamese who is now living and working in London - United Kingdom told Hanoitimes about his experience as a Covid-19 patient.
Relevant agencies of Vietnam, Myanmar and Angola have worked closely to safely repatriate more than 690 Vietnamese citizens stranded in Myanmar and Angola due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Health announced on December 5 that it would test phase one of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology JSC on people from December 10 to 12.
The target subjects of the prevention and control of the Covid-19 pandemic are the elderly. All vaccine developers and manufacturers need to prove the effectiveness of vaccines with the tests on this group of people.
Vietnam has confirmed 16 more imported cases of coronavirus, bringing the country’s tally to 1,281, the Ministry of Health reported late on November 15.