Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City dispatched its medical quick-response team and much needed equipment to Hai Duong Province, the epicentre of the latest COVIDID-19 outbreak, early on Saturday.
Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report in the past 12 hours to 6am of February 21, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
HCM City Vice Mayor Duong Anh Duc has just sent a dispatch to the heads of departments, divisions, and industries, the Chairman of the People's Committee of Thu Duc City, and districts on strengthening measures to prevent Covid-19.
Fifty-three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Saturday evening, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Vietnam to 2,195, the Ministry of Health announced.
Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has emphasised the need to offer COVID-19 vaccine to peacekeepers, particularly those at high risk.
Ho Chi Minh City has seen two new cases testing positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on February 12 and 13, and both are linked with the hotbed in Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Thirty six new COVID-19 cases were reported in Vietnamon Sunday evening, including 17 community infections.
All schools in Hanoi from kindergarten level will close between February 1 and February 16 to prevent the spreading of the novel coronavirus.
Vietnam reported 14 new COVID-19 community cases over the past 12 hours to 6:00 on January 31, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
German daily newspaper Junge Welt (Young World) recently published an article noting that life in Vietnam has returned to normalcy, with economic growth being carried primarily by domestic demand and higher government investments.
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.
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.
Vietnam has gone through 67 straight days without locally-infected cases of COVID-19 as of 6am on November 8, with no new infections found from 6pm November 7, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam had no new COVID-19 cases to report on September 20 morning, keeping the national count at 1,068, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam is targeting more than 90 per cent of communes and wards being free of African swine fever (AFS) by 2022 and the country being free of the disease by 2025.
The head of the US drugs regulator has cast doubt on President Donald Trump's prediction that a Covid-19 vaccine will be ready this year.
All children under seven years old in Việt Nam will be given free vaccination against diphtheria.
Patients should be given the cheap drug without delay, after "fantastic" trial results, experts say.