The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health yesterday said that the city is closely monitoring arrivals from foreign countries in isolation at home to prevent infection of the Omicron variant.
Vietnam logged 14,112 new COVID-19 infections on February 6, including seven imported cases, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam logged 8,601 new COVID-19 infections, including 26 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 16:00 on February 3, said the Ministry of Health.
Ho Chi Minh City has been a green zone for three consecutive weeks without districts in orange zones. The number of new infection cases continued to decline sharply compared to the previous week.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 15,684 new Covid infections on Sunday, January 16, including 41 imported cases and 15,643 domestic transmissions in 61 cities and provinces nationwide, falling by over 660 cases against yesterday.
As many as 15,779 people have tested positive for coronavirus in 60 cities and provinces across Vietnam during the past 24 hours, with Hanoi capital topping localities in infection number.
Ho Chi Minh City’s coronavirus alert level has been decreased from level two to one - meaning transmission of cases is less or reducing.
HCMC has five suspected cases of the new omicron variant of coronavirus on December 31. The city’s healthcare sector, districts and Thu Duc City have to strengthen the supervision to identify Omicron cases quickly.
The Ministry of Health confirmed 15,218 new Covid-19 cases this evening, December 26, including 36 imported cases and 15,182 locally-transmitted cases, down 377 domestic cases against yesterday.
A total of 14,314 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Vietnam on Sunday, bringing the total national tally to 1,309,092, according to the Ministry of Health.
It is a must to produce COVID-19 vaccines and treatment drugs domestically, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said at a meeting with representatives from ministries and agencies in Hanoi on November 27.
Vietnam logged 8,176 new COVID-19 cases in 52 localities during 24 hours as of 4pm on November 14, including 13 imported ones, according to the Ministry of Health.
The number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations in HCM City has increased slightly over the past two weeks, with most hospitalised patients having mild symptoms, according to a survey conducted by the city’s Department of Health.