One imported, 16 domestic cases of COVID-19 documented on May 10 afternoon

Vietnam recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 over the past six hours to 6pm on May 10, including 16 domestically-transmitted infections, the Ministry of Health said.

One imported, 16 domestic cases of COVID-19 documented on May 10 afternoon

Soldiers disinfecting National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi's Dong Anh district, which is one of the country's COVID-19 hotspots at present. (Photo: VNA)

All of the 16 cases were detected in locked down areas, comprising six in the northern province of Hung Yen, four in the central city of Da Nang, three in northern Bac Giang province, two in Hanoi and one in northern Vinh Phuc province.

The only imported case was sent to quarantine upon her arrival in the central province of Ha Tinh.

As of 6pm on the day, Vietnam counted 2,028 domestic infections and 1,433 imported cases. Since the fourth wave of COVID-19 hit the country on April 27, Vietnam has found 458 cases.

The ministry said a total of 211,016 samples have been collected for COVID-19 testing since April 27.

 

As many as 59,198 people who had come into close contact with COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit areas are under medical monitoring nationwide.

Also on May 10, 16 patients were given the all-clear, raising the accumulative number of recovered cases to 2,618.

Among the active patients, 25 have tested negative for the coronavirus once, 17 twice and 25 thrice.

Competent agencies on the day issued documents on enhancing the COVID-19 fight at production and business facilities, and industrial parks, and connecting camera systems at State-designated quarantine establishments under the management of cities and provinces./. VNA

 
 

Other News

.
Methamphetamine use on the rise in Vietnam: UNODC
Methamphetamine use on the rise in Vietnam: UNODC
SOCIETYicon  12/06/2021 

The number of methamphetamine users in Vietnam increased by nine times from 2016 to 2020, a new report has found.

Ministry affirms Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line certified as safe by French consultant
Ministry affirms Cat Linh-Ha Dong metro line certified as safe by French consultant
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

Responding to news about the recommendations from Apave-Certifier-Tricc (ACT), a French consulting firm, over the safety of the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway project,

Bac Giang migrant workers to be relocated as part of Covid-19 fight
Bac Giang migrant workers to be relocated as part of Covid-19 fight
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

The northern province of Bac Giang, Vietnam’s ongoing Covid-19 epicentre, plans for workers from other localities to return to their hometowns to help mitigate Covid-19 infections.

HCM City seeks ways to help laid-off workers, poor people survive pandemic
HCM City seeks ways to help laid-off workers, poor people survive pandemic
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

Financial relief packages and free supply of rice and other essential goods are among the many initiatives being taken by the Government and charity organisations to help workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students pray at Temple of Literature gate before high-school entrance exams
Students pray at Temple of Literature gate before high-school entrance exams
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

Hanoi’s high-school entrance exam will take place on June 12-13. Before the exams, many parents and students prayed at the gate of Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature) for good luck.

Vietnam sets up more maritime militias
Vietnam sets up more maritime militias
MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon  11/06/2021 

The militia squadrons are tasked with reconnaissance and maritime exploitation

The diary of a student who joins the fight against pandemic in Thu Duc
The diary of a student who joins the fight against pandemic in Thu Duc
FEATUREicon  12/06/2021 

“I usually have to stay up late at night to take samples for testing, often with an empty stomach,” the medical school student said.

War invalid donates VND4.5 billion to Covid-19 vaccine fund
War invalid donates VND4.5 billion to Covid-19 vaccine fund
SOCIETYicon  12/06/2021 

“I am a soldier. If I don’t die on the battlefield, I need to lead a meaningful life in peacetime,” said Le Van De, a war invalid in Hai Duong, explaining why he donated VND4.5 billion to the vaccine fund.

12 direct flights to the US will repatriate Vietnamese
12 direct flights to the US will repatriate Vietnamese
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

Vietnam Airlines has been officially licensed by US authorities to offer 12 flights from the US to Vietnam for Vietnamese citizens in 2021.

40 Covid-19 patients are in critical condition
40 Covid-19 patients are in critical condition
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

Vietnam has 176 Covid-19 patients in serious condition and 40 in critical condition, the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic.

Poor workers during Covid-19: charity rice for lunch, rice gruel for dinner
Poor workers during Covid-19: charity rice for lunch, rice gruel for dinner
FEATUREicon  11/06/2021 

Poor workers are now facing even more difficulties as HCM City is in social distancing period because of the latest Covid outbreak. Many are living on charity meals or having instant noodles.

Startup upcycles tarps to make backpacks
Startup upcycles tarps to make backpacks
SOCIETYicon  11/06/2021 

A durable recycled backpack made of used tarp and selling for VND890,000 (US$38.6) is the signature product of Dòng Dòng, a new brand name in sustainable fashion in HCM City.

The responsibility of F1s in preventing the spread of Covid-19
The responsibility of F1s in preventing the spread of Covid-19
FEATUREicon  12/06/2021 

I received a call some days ago from a friend. She said she had become an F1 when taking a flight on which there was a person with Covid-19.

Special posters raise awareness of Covid-19 prevention
Special posters raise awareness of Covid-19 prevention
SOCIETYicon  12/06/2021 

A poster project, jointly carried out by the Veterans Association of Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung District and the Youth Union of the district’s Bach Khoa Ward, has helped raise public awareness of the Covid-19 prevention and control.

Fighting pandemic: Vietnam chooses ‘slow but sure’ way
Fighting pandemic: Vietnam chooses ‘slow but sure’ way
FEATUREicon  10/06/2021 

Vietnam might reach the ‘finish line’ – vaccination and herd immunity – later than Europe and the US by five to six months, but it would prefer to go slowly and carefully.

Vietnam has access to many sources of Covid-19 vaccines
Vietnam has access to many sources of Covid-19 vaccines
SOCIETYicon  10/06/2021 

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long met recently with the ambassadors of Australia, Switzerland and France in Vietnam regarding cooperation in epidemic prevention, especially the supply of Covid-19 vaccines to Vietnam.

Request for urgent approval of Pfizer vaccine in Vietnam
Request for urgent approval of Pfizer vaccine in Vietnam
SOCIETYicon  10/06/2021 

Vietnam has granted emergency licenses for three vaccines against Covid-19: AstraZeneca, Sputnik V and Sinopharm. It is expected that Pfizer will be the fourth vaccine on this list.

Two Vietnamese schools in world’s top 1,000 universities
Two Vietnamese schools in world’s top 1,000 universities
SOCIETYicon  10/06/2021 

Vietnam National University - Hanoi and Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh City have been included in the top 1,000 best universities in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2022, which was released on June 9.

Da Nang residents flock to beaches after ban is removed
Da Nang residents flock to beaches after ban is removed
SOCIETYicon  10/06/2021 

From early morning, thousands of Da Nang residents went to the beaches after a ban that had been imposed to prevent the spread of Covid-19 was lifted.

Two US marines save 10-year-old boy after boat capsizes near Phu Quoc Island
Two US marines save 10-year-old boy after boat capsizes near Phu Quoc Island
SOCIETYicon  10/06/2021 

While taking a boat trip off Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province, US Sergeant Searcy and his teammate saw a capsized tourist boat and quickly saved the people on the boat, including a 10-year-old boy.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN