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Infection tally in new wave hit 2,164, with 129 more cases confirmed

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.

COVID-19: Vietnam records 31 more local infections, with 29 detected in Bac Ninh epicenter

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.

COVID-19: Vietnam confirms 77 more community transmissions

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.


Danang again issues market coupons to locals to prevent coronavirus outbreak

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.


May 9 morning sees 15 new domestic cases of COVID-19

Fifteen domestic cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the past 12 hours to 6am May 9, according to the Health Ministry.


COVID-19: Eight community infections detected in Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc

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.

Vung Tau detects two close contacts of Ha Nam Covid-19 patient

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.


Returnees from Cambodia carry new coronavirus variants: Health Ministry

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.

Ten Vietnamese returnees infected with SARS-CoV-2

Ten Vietnamese citizens returning from Russia, Japan, and Germany have been diagnosed with the SRAS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, the Ministry of Health said in its 18.00hrs update on April 25.

Vietnam records no new COVID-19 cases on April 25 morning

Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on April 25, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said.

COVID-19: Three imported cases logged on April 18

Vietnam recorded three new cases of COVID-19, all imported, in the past 12 hours to 6pm April 18, according to the Health Ministry.

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases on April 11 morning

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.

Two more COVID-19 cases recorded in April 4 afternoon

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.

German journalist hails successful Vietnamese fight against COVID-19

The author explained that to date, the country has only recorded approximately 2,500 infections and 35 deaths.

An overseas Vietnamese: Covid-19 infected, in lockdown and the desire to fly back home

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.

COVID-19: Three flights bring back 690 VN citizens from overseas

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.

Vietnam to start Covid-19 vaccine trial on people next week

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.

Made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine to be tested on elderly

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.

16 more returnees from overseas infected with COVID-19

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.

Vietnam records nine more imported COVID-19 cases

Vietnam recorded nine new imported COVID-19 cases on November 15 morning who were quarantined upon their arrival in the country, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.