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Enterprises take flexible scenarios to recover after social distancing

The capital city’s businesses and production facilities have developed plans to reopen as Ha Noi reports fewer positive cases of COVID-19.

Children keep ducklings as pets during social distancing

Many children have kept ducks as pets to play with during social distancing.


Firms face labour shortage after social distancing

Many firms are worried about labour shortages after resuming operations after the social distancing period.


HCMC loosens restriction on activities, services from September 16

HCM City will loosen restrictions on activities and services from September 16, according to an urgent dispatch issued on September 15.

How long will social distancing last?

Receipts from taxes are on the decrease, which show that goods consumption and production of enterprises have been hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis.

Hanoi after nearly two months of social distancing

The number of Covid-19 cases is gradually decreasing, medical capacity has improved, the "green zone" has expanded, and the "red zone" has gradually narrowed. 

HCM City speeds up vaccinations in aim to loosen restrictions

After nearly three months of social distancing, the conditions to loosen anti-pandemic measures to some extent are being discussed so that localities, businesses and people can feel more comfortable.


HCM City extends social distancing, issuance of green cards on hold

HCM City authorities have been considering a plan to grant ‘green’ and ‘yellow’ cards to its citizens, but the city has decided to extend social distancing after September 15.


Aquarium enthusiast builds miniature Mekong River homes

Fed up with social distancing, a young man in Hai Duong Province has channelled his creativity by getting into crafts to alleviate the dull tedium that comes with life in lockdown.


45-day social distancing has hurt Hanoi's economy but public health has been protected

Hanoi’s economy has suffered heavily from social distancing and travel restrictions over the last 45 days, but in exchange the Covid-19 outbreak has been under control.

Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

City dwellers throughout the country have got used to social distancing and days of struggle. Many have found new ways to entertain themselves and even to grow their own vegetables.

Free audio books entertain readers during social distancing

Many reading encouragement programmes have been held to cheer up the people, particularly those staying at home during social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic’s resurgence.

The six COVID hotbeds in Hanoi

Covid-19 cases have been found in all 30 districts of Hanoi. Experts say Hanoi is still at a high risk with hotbeds likely to break out with a high number of infections.


Hanoi announces social distancing zonal plans

Strict, social distancing measures will continue in the capital city after September 6, as authorities announce plans to introduce a new zonal system to curb the spread of COVID-19.

CDC Hanoi considers possible extension of social distancing after September 6

If the number of newly detected Covid-19 cases in the community continues to increase and the people's awareness about observance of social distancing rules does not improve, Hanoi may have to extend social distancing after September 6.

Da Nang uses drones to patrol during social distancing days

Hai Chau District in Da Nang City has been using drones to "patrol" and monitor alleys to ensure local people's observance of rules on epidemic prevention and control.

HCM City will relax social distancing if Covid-19 under control: City Party Chief

Referring to the task in the next two weeks, Chief of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said that the southern metropolis can’t relax social distancing measures unless the pandemic is under control.

Six southern provinces extend social distancing to mid-Sept

Six southern provinces have decided to extend social distancing in line with the prime minister’s Directive 16 until mid-September as many clusters of infection have yet to be brought under control.

Migrant workers struggling to survive in pandemic

Seeing the last of some instant noodles and vegetables in the kitchen, laid-off worker Trinh Thi Ngoc Loan in the southern province of Can Tho could not hold back her tears.

Vietnam confirms 12,796 new COVID-19 cases, over 8,800 recoveries

A total of 12,976 fresh COVID-19 cases, including 12,663 local and 44 imported infections were confirmed on August 29 by the Ministry of Health.