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The HCM City People’s Committee has decided to require foreign entries via Tan Son Nhat International Airport to have negative testing results before exiting.

Schools still confused about handling Covid-19 cases

After one week, preschools and primary schoolers in Ho Chi Minh City come back to schools for direct learning, the number of Covid-19 students tends to increase.

Hue CDC leader detained for alleged bidding irregularities of test kits

The Police Investigation Agency of Thua Thien-Hue Province has detained Hoang Van Duc, director of the provincial CDC, and launched criminal proceedings against him for allegedly violating bidding regulations and gouging prices of Covid test kits.

Covid-19 rapid test price reduced to VND78,000 per test

The Ministry of Health, on February 19, issued Circular No.02/2022/TT-BTY regulating the price for Covid-19 testing services, effective from February 21.

Cold spell to cause temperatures to drop as the north faces frosty conditions

A strong cold spell is forecast to hit the country's northern and north-central regions starting from February 13, bringing with it spells of rain, frost, and a drop in temperatures to below six degrees Celsius in some mountainous areas.

Public investment in two expressways in the South

The Ministry of Transport has just submitted to the Prime Minister a pre-feasibility study report on two highway projects of Bien Hoa - Vung Tau and Chau Doc - Can Tho - Soc Trang.

HCMC closely monitor foreign arrivals receiving home care

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.

HCMC: In-person learning for students in grades 1, 2, 5 must be priority

The return to class of primary school students after Tet holidays will be based on spirit of volunteering, said the Department of Training and Education of HCMC.

Govt allows purchase of 21.9 million Pfizer doses for children under 12

The Government has approved the procurement of 21.9 million doses of the Pfizer Covid vaccine for children aged between five and 11.

COVID-19: Additional 8,601 cases reported on February 3

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.

Effective Covid-19 containment helps Hanoi maintain growth momentum in 2022: Mayor

Hanoi has set up 22 main targets for development in 2022, including a GRDP growth of 7-7.5%.

Over 11,000 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, February 1, confirmed 11,023 fresh cases of Covid, with 12 of them imported and 11,011 others locally-transmitted, declining by 1,626 cases versus yesterday.

Army, citizens side by side to effectively fight against Covid-19

HCMC has just passed its toughest challenge so far in the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to the collaboration and determination of all residents, the municipal authorities, and especially the timely aid of the army with their spirit of self-sacrifice.

Over 13,600 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, January 30, confirmed 13,694 fresh Covid cases, with 38 of them imported and 13,656 locally infected in 61 cities and provinces, down 1,444 cases against yesterday.

Traffic congestion occurs at ending point of Trung Luong – My Thuan expressway

The high volume of vehicles flocked to the National Highway No.30 heading to National Highway 1A causing extreme traffic congestion at the ending point of Trung Luong – My Thuan expressway for several hours.

Health Ministry reports nearly 15,000 new Covid cases

The Ministry of Health reported 14,978 new Covid-19 cases today, January 23, with 44 of them imported and 14,934 others locally infected, down 724 cases day-on-day.

Airport, train station in HCMC see many passengers returning home for Tet

It was recorded that the number of people coming to Tan Son Nhat Airport on January 22 to go to provinces was much higher than on normal days. 

HCMC maintains green zone for three consecutive weeks

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.

Health Ministry confirms 15,684 new Covid cases on Sunday

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.

National fund for Vietnamese children active in 2021

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVA) offered support to nearly 15,500 children hit by COVID-19 last year at a total cost of over 20.8 billion VND (904,000 USD), 2,930 of them were orphans and 520 had their mothers infected with the virus.