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Vietnam reports two new imported Covid-19 cases
Friday,  Sep 18, 2020,20:00 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Health Ministry confirmed two new imported Covid-19 cases this afternoon, September 18, taking the country’s total infections to 1,068.
All three new Covid-19 patients are imported cases
Thursday,  Sep 17, 2020,18:41 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has reported three fresh Covid-19 cases who were quarantined after arriving in Hanoi, bringing Vietnam’s total infections to 1,066 as of this evening, September 17.
Health Ministry reports no new Covid-19 cases, five recoveries
Wednesday,  Sep 16, 2020,19:04 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has reported no fresh Covid-19 cases, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 1,063 as of today, September 16, while five Covid-19 patients were declared free of the virus on the same day.
Vietnam reopens international flights from Sep 15
Tuesday,  Sep 15, 2020,20:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has allowed the resumption of international commercial flights between Vietnam and some partners from today, September 15, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
Two Hoi An nuns again turn Covid-19 positive after recovery
Monday,  Sep 14, 2020,14:14 (GMT+7)
QUANG NAM – The Steering Committee of Covid-19 Prevention and Control in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, today, September 14, announced two latest coronavirus cases — nuns from the Bao Thang Pagoda in Hoi An City who had previously tested positive for Covid-19 but recovered later in August after undergoing treatment in the hospital.
Vietnam sees no community-transmitted cases for 12 days, 8 new recoveries
Monday,  Sep 14, 2020,08:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s total number of Covid-19 cases from community transmission has remained unchanged at 691 for the 12th straight day as the Ministry of Health confirmed no fresh cases this morning, September 14.
No community-transmitted Covid-19 cases reported for 10 straight days
Saturday,  Sep 12, 2020,08:17 (GMT+7)
HCMC - It has been 10 consecutive days since Vietnam reported the latest community-transmitted Covid-19 case as the Ministry of Health reported no new Covid-19 cases this morning, September 12.
All five fresh Covid-19 cases quarantined upon arrival
Wednesday,  Sep 9, 2020,19:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has confirmed five new imported cases of Covid-19 that were quarantined in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau after arriving in Vietnam, sending the country’s coronavirus tally to 1,059 as of this evening, September 9.
Some 80,000 households in Danang test negative for Covid-19
Wednesday,  Sep 9, 2020,18:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The representatives of 70,972 households in Danang City have tested negative for Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, Director of the municipal Health Department Ngo Thi Kim Yen announced today, September 9.
Binh Duong, Quang Ninh resume nonessential services
Wednesday,  Sep 9, 2020,10:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The southern province of Binh Duong and the northern province of Quang Ninh have allowed nonessential services such as massage and karaoke parlors, discos, bars, gaming outlets and cinemas to reopen as the coronavirus pandemic has been contained.
Vietnam reports five new imported Covid-19 cases
Tuesday,  Sep 8, 2020,19:01 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has reported five new imported Covid-19 cases, who were quarantined after they entered Can Tho City and Tay Ninh Province, taking the country’s tally to 1,054 as of today, September 8.
Twenty-three more Covid-19 patients discharged from hospitals
Monday,  Sep 7, 2020,19:22 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health today, September 7, reported that 23 Covid-19 patients had recovered, of which 19 were undergoing treatment in Quang Nam and four others in Danang City.
Special quarantine zone set up for 53 babies flying home without parents
Monday,  Sep 7, 2020,19:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Bau Bang District Covid-19 quarantine center in Binh Duong Province has set up a special zone to take care of 53 babies who were repatriated to Vietnam from South Korea unaccompanied by their parents on September 6.
Heath Ministry confirms no fresh cases of Covid-19 Monday morning
Monday,  Sep 7, 2020,07:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has not reported any new Covid-19 case from community transmission for four consecutive days, leaving the country’s tally unchanged at 1,049 as of this morning, September 7.
No fresh community-transmitted cases reported for three consecutive days
Sunday,  Sep 6, 2020,06:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has not recorded any new Covid-19 cases from community transmission for the third straight day, putting the country’s tally at 1,049 as of Sunday morning, September 6, said the Health Ministry.
Vietnam sees no fresh Covid-19 cases, 19 new recoveries
Saturday,  Sep 5, 2020,19:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections still remained at 1,049 as no fresh cases were reported this evening, September 5, according to the Health Ministry.
No fresh Covid-19 cases reported Saturday morning
Saturday,  Sep 5, 2020,07:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam confirmed no new cases of Covid-19 this morning, September 5, leaving the country’s total coronavirus infections unchanged at 1,049 now, said the Health Ministry.
Health Ministry confirms three new imported cases of Covid-19
Friday,  Sep 4, 2020,19:30 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has reached 1,049 today, September 4, with all three fresh cases being quarantined upon arrival in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, said the Health Ministry.
No new Covid-19 cases reported
Friday,  Sep 4, 2020,07:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally was kept unchanged at 1,046 this morning, September 4, as no fresh cases were reported.
Vietnam reports no fresh Covid-19 cases Thursday evening
Thursday,  Sep 3, 2020,18:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported no new Covid-19 cases tonight, September 3, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 1,046.
Vietnam announces 35th Covid-19 fatality
Thursday,  Sep 3, 2020,16:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC – An 83-year-old Covid-19 patient, who had been suffering from various underlying illnesses, died  at the Hoa Vang Medical Center in the central city of Danang this morning, September 3, taking Vietnam’s coronavirus death toll to 35 to date, confirmed the Health Ministry.
Hai Duong locks down 36 households over locally-transmitted Covid-19 case
Thursday,  Sep 3, 2020,12:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The northern province of Hai Duong has imposed a lockdown on 36 local households in Thong Nhat Commune, Gia Loc District, aimed at preventing the spread of the virus, after it was recently confirmed that a Covid-19-infected person was living there.
No new Covid-19 cases reported Thursday morning
Thursday,  Sep 3, 2020,08:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam reported no fresh Covid-19 cases this morning, September 3, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 1,046.
Two more Covid-19 cases confirmed
Wednesday,  Sep 2, 2020,18:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control confirmed two fresh Covid-19 cases, including one locally-transmitted and one imported case, this afternoon, September 2, taking the country’s tally to 1,046.
Health Ministry receives 15 robots from UNDP to support Covid-19 fight
Wednesday,  Sep 2, 2020,17:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on September 1 donated 15 more Ohmni robots to the Ministry of Health to support frontline doctors and nurses working at hospitals in the central provinces to diagnose and treat patients and protect them from Covid-19 and other infectious diseases.
An old man dies after having tested negative for Covid-19 three times
Wednesday,  Sep 2, 2020,17:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 76-year-old male resident of Danang City, who had been tagged as the 764th case in Vietnam, has been confirmed dead due to serious underlying health conditions after having tested negative for the coronavirus three times, according to the Ministry of Health.
Foreign experts entering Vietnam not entitled to mandatory quarantine
Wednesday,  Sep 2, 2020,17:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Foreigners including experts, investors, business executives and diplomats entering Vietnam for  work for a period of less than 14 days will not need to undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine period, but have to comply with the country’s regulations on Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Vietnam sees no community-transmitted Covid-19 for fourth consecutive day
Wednesday,  Sep 2, 2020,08:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has reported no fresh Covid-19 cases from community transmission for four straight days, keeping Vietnam’s total infections at 1,044 as of this morning, September 2.
Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 infections Tuesday evening
Tuesday,  Sep 1, 2020,19:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As no fresh Covid-19 cases were reported this evening, September 1, Vietnam’s coronavirus tally stayed unchanged at 1,044 to date, according to the Health Ministry.
Danang to ease social distancing from Saturday
Tuesday,  Sep 1, 2020,18:23 (GMT+7)
DANANG - After over a month under lockdown, the central city of Danang is planning on easing social distancing in a phased manner from September 5, 2020, if no new Covid-19 cases are found among the community following the testing of 60,000 households.
HCMC collects VND765 million in fines from unmasked people
Tuesday,  Sep 1, 2020,17:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC authorities have fined some 3,800 people who failed to wear masks in public a total of VND765 million (US$33,000) since early August, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
Some 200,000 Danang households to undergo Covid-19 tests
Tuesday,  Sep 1, 2020,12:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Danang authorities will conduct Covid-19 tests on some 200,000 households to enhance the city’s disease control efforts and gradually ease social distancing measures.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally unchanged at 1,044
Tuesday,  Sep 1, 2020,07:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported no new Covid-19 cases this morning, September 1, keeping the country’s total confirmed cases unchanged at 1,044.
Vietnam reports four new imported cases of Covid-19
Monday,  Aug 31, 2020,18:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed four fresh imported Covid-19 cases, who were quarantined in Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Hanoi and Phu Tho after their arrival, taking the country’ Covid-19 tally to 1,044 as of today, August 31.
Vietnam reports 33rd Covid-19 death
Monday,  Aug 31, 2020,15:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The 742th Covid-19 patient, aged 69, was confirmed dead this morning at Danang Lung Hospital, becoming the 33rd death caused by the highly infectious disease in Vietnam.
No new Covid-19 cases reported Monday morning
Monday,  Aug 31, 2020,07:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam saw no fresh Covid-19 cases this morning, August 31, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 1,040.
Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 cases for first time in a month
Sunday,  Aug 30, 2020,19:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam reported no new Covid-19 cases in a single day for the first time on Sunday in more than a month since the pandemic broke out again in the central city of Danang in late July.
No new Covid-19 cases reported Sunday morning
Sunday,  Aug 30, 2020,08:11 (GMT+7)
Two fresh Covid-19 cases raise Vietnam’s tally to 1,040
Saturday,  Aug 29, 2020,18:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has reported two new Covid-19 cases, with one being imported in Binh Duong Province and one locally-transmitted in Danang City, taking the country’s Covid-19 tally to 1,040 as of tonight, August 29.
Vietnam reports 31st Covid-19 death
Saturday,  Aug 29, 2020,14:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 28-year-old man has been pronounced dead at the Danang Hospital for Lung Diseases due to pneumonia caused by Covid-19, septic shock and multiorgan failure, taking the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 31 as of today, August 29.
No new Covid-19 cases announced Saturday morning
Saturday,  Aug 29, 2020,08:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally remained unchanged at 1,038 this morning, August 29, as the Ministry of Health reported no fresh Covid-19 cases.
Vietnam has two new Covid-19 cases
Friday,  Aug 28, 2020,18:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health reported two new Covid-19 cases in Hanoi and Danang this afternoon, August 28, taking the country’s tally to 1038.
Danang to ease social distancing in some parts
Friday,  Aug 28, 2020,18:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Danang City is considering relaxing social distancing measures in some parts and sectors, it was announced at a meeting held by the Standing Board of the Danang Party Committee on August 28 to discuss solutions to fight Covid-19.
Quang Nam lifts social distancing
Friday,  Aug 28, 2020,18:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The central province of Quang Nam, one of the country’s Covid-19 epicenters, has lifted social distancing province-wide since 6 a.m. today, August 28 after nine consecutive days without new Covid-19 cases.
Still no new Covid-19 cases Friday morning
Friday,  Aug 28, 2020,07:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has diagnosed no fresh Covid-19 cases this morning, August 28, keeping Vietnam’s total infections unchanged at 1,036 up to now.
Doctor shares differences between flu and Covid-19
Friday,  Aug 28, 2020,07:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Doctor Pham Le Duy from the HCMC University Medical Center pointed out the differences between a cold, the flu, seasonal allergies and Covid-19 at an online workshop this morning, August 27, organized by Sai Gon Tiep Thi magazine in collaboration with Bayer Vietnam, aimed at helping participants and readers distinguish between the four diseases.
Two fresh Covid-19 cases announced
Thursday,  Aug 27, 2020,18:35 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has confirmed two new Covid-19 cases, including one imported case in Khanh Hoa and the other linked to the Danang coronavirus hotspot, sending Vietnam’s coronavirus tally to 1036 as of this evening, August 27.
Vietnam expected to access Covid-19 vaccines from COVAX AMC
Thursday,  Aug 27, 2020,14:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Australian Government has pledged a contribution of AUD$80 million to offer the Pacific and Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, easier access to safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines.
Another Covid-19 death reported in Danang
Thursday,  Aug 27, 2020,11:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 51-year-old woman was confirmed dead at Hoa Vang Field Hospital in Danang City this morning, August 27, due to pneumonia caused by Covid-19, septic shock, multi-organ failure, hypertension and chronic kidney disease, according to the Ministry of Health.
No new Covid-19 cases this morning
Thursday,  Aug 27, 2020,07:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported no fresh Covid-19 cases for the seventh morning in a row, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 1,034 as of this morning, August 27.
Vietnam reports five fresh Covid-19 cases, one death
Wednesday,  Aug 26, 2020,19:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has reported five new Covid-19 imported cases, taking the country’s tally to 1034 as of tonight, August 26, while confirming the 29th Covid-19 death.
Vietnam reports another Covid-19 fatality
Wednesday,  Aug 26, 2020,14:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 death toll has risen to 28 to date, with the latest fatality being a 36-year-old woman from the central province of Quang Nam, confirmed the Health Ministry.
No new Covid-19 cases reported Wednesday morning
Wednesday,  Aug 26, 2020,08:05 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally remained at 1,029 this morning, August 26, as no new cases were reported, announced the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam reports seven new Covid-19 cases, all in Danang
Tuesday,  Aug 25, 2020,18:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health confirmed seven new Covid-19 cases, who all reside in Danang City, this afternoon, August 25, taking the country’s tally to 1,029.
Quang Nam lifts lockdown in two areas
Tuesday,  Aug 25, 2020,16:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The government of Tam Ky City of Quang Nam Province lifted the lockdown at Vuon Lai Market or Tam Ky Night Market in An Son Ward and a residential area in Quarter 2 of Phuoc Hoa Ward with a total of 350 locals this morning, August 25.
HCMC boosts economic development amid Covid-19
Tuesday,  Aug 25, 2020,14:00 (GMT+7)
HCMC – During a meeting on the city’s Covid-19 situation on August 24, HCMC Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong asked the city’s departments and districts to take drastic measures to prevent Covid-19 from spreading while boosting economic development.
HCMC suspends speedboat service to Binh Duong
Tuesday,  Aug 25, 2020,13:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The speedboat service linking Bach Dang Wharf in HCMC’s District 1 with the Cu Chi Tunnels and the neighboring province of Binh Duong has been suspended in line with the municipal government’s directive over the suspension of services and restriction on gatherings to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
No fresh Covid-19 infections reported Tuesday morning
Tuesday,  Aug 25, 2020,09:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally remained at 1022 this morning, August 25, as no new cases were reported, said the Health Ministry.
Vietnam reports six fresh Covid-19 cases in Danang, Hai Duong
Monday,  Aug 24, 2020,18:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has confirmed six new Covid-19 cases from community transmission this evening, August 24, with four in Danang and two in Hai Duong, bringing Vietnam’s tally to 1022 to date.
Govt orders more solutions to support residents, enterprises amid pandemic
Monday,  Aug 24, 2020,10:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Government has ordered more policies to support local residents and enterprises amid the Covid-19 outbreak, in addition to calling for more efforts to fight against the pandemic and boost the economic development.
Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 cases this morning
Monday,  Aug 24, 2020,07:33 (GMT+7)
HCMC - No fresh Covid-19 cases were reported this morning, August 24, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 1,016.
Danang: One more Covid-19 patient dies, two more cases reported
Sunday,  Aug 23, 2020,19:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 73-year-old Covid-19 patient in Danang has been confirmed dead by the Health Ministry, bringing Vietnam’s death toll caused by the novel coronavirus to 27 as of Sunday afternoon, August 23.
No fresh Covid-19 cases announced Sunday morning
Sunday,  Aug 23, 2020,08:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam has not recorded new coronavirus infections this morning, August 23, keeping the country’s tally at 1,014, confirmed the Health Ministry.
One more Covid-19 patient dies
Saturday,  Aug 22, 2020,22:50 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 93-year-old Covid-19 patient in Danang has been confirmed dead by the Health Ministry, bringing Vietnam’s death toll caused by the novel coronavirus to 26 as of today, August 22.
All five new Covid-19 cases reported in Danang
Saturday,  Aug 22, 2020,19:17 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has jumped by five to 1014 cases Saturday evening, August 22, with all of the fresh cases being Danang residents, including three traders from two markets in this central city, said the Health Ministry.
Hanoi orders suspension of three hospitals with inadequate Covid-19 safety measures
Saturday,  Aug 22, 2020,15:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The health authority of Hanoi has ordered three hospitals in the capital city to suspend operations as they failed to meet requirements to prevent and control the Covid-19 infection, it was announced at a meeting held today, August 22.
Urgent search on for people in contact with Danang’s Covid-19 suspected cases
Saturday,  Aug 22, 2020,11:01 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The health authority of Danang has urged individuals who were in close contact or traded goods with three traders from two of Danang's markets, who are suspected to have contracted the novel coronavirus, to contact medical centers to receive Covid-19 health safety guidelines.
No fresh Covid-19 cases reported Saturday morning
Saturday,  Aug 22, 2020,08:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam reported no fresh cases of Covid-19 this morning, August 22, leaving the country’s Covid-19 infections staying unchanged at 1,009, said the Health Ministry.
Hanoi closes off Hoan Kiem pedestrian areas from today
Friday,  Aug 21, 2020,19:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The government of Hoan Kiem District in Hanoi City has ordered the closure of the pedestrian spaces in the district, starting from today, August 21, until further notice from the Hanoi government.
Danang reports two more Covid-19 cases
Friday,  Aug 21, 2020,18:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed two new Covid-19 cases who are residents of Danang City, taking the country’s tally to 1,009 as of tonight, August 21.
Covid-19 outbreak in Danang under control: Deputy Health Minister
Friday,  Aug 21, 2020,15:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Covid-19 outbreak in Danang has been contained but the city’s government and citizens should remain vigilant, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son said at a meeting with Danang's leaders on August 20 as he along with the Health Ministry’s team prepare to leave the city today, August 21.
No new Covid-19 cases reported Friday morning
Friday,  Aug 21, 2020,08:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally remained at 1,007 Friday morning, August 21 as no new cases were diagnosed.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally surpasses 1,000
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,19:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has jumped to 1,007 after the Ministry of Health confirmed 14 new cases this afternoon, August 20.
Two communes in Phu Tho begin social distancing
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,18:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Phu Tho Province has imposed social distancing measures in the communes of Khai Xuan and Vo Lao of Thanh Ba District starting 7 a.m. today, August 20, until further notice, after a local resident tested positive for Covid-19.
Covid-19 testing capacity in Vietnam soars
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,16:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The country’s Covid-19 testing capacity using the real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reactions (RT-PCR) technique has been expanded, with Vietnam now being able to test over 46,000 samples daily at 123 accredited labs, the Ministry of Health announced on August 20.
HCMC locks down 17 households as recovered Covid-19 case tests positive again
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,15:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC authorities have imposed a lockdown on 17 households in Hoa Thanh Ward, Tan Phu District, as a person living there who recovered from Covid-19 tested positive again, the HCMC Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced today, August 20.
PV Gas donates VND3.5 billion to support health care sector in Danang
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,15:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC - PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV Gas) has donated VND500 million to the Danang Center for Disease Control to support health care workers who have been working hard to ensure quarantine at the border gates, apart from epidemiological investigation, contact tracing and monitoring suspected Covid-19 cases.
HCMC begins monitoring those arriving from Covid-19-hit provinces from today
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,14:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – HCMC has asked individuals who have returned or traveled to the city from Hanoi, Hai Duong, Bac Giang, Danang, Quang Nam and Quang Tri over the past 14 days to make health declarations, while classifying them into four groups for health monitoring from today, August 20.
“Saigon Times – Great Circle” supports border guard forces to fight war against Covid-19
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,12:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Vietnamese Border Guard – Southern Branch has received medical supplies and goods as part of the “Saigon Times – Great Circle” program, which will be donated to the forces working at the border to support them in their fight against the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Health Ministry confirms one new Covid-19 case in Hanoi
Thursday,  Aug 20, 2020,07:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 87-year-old resident of Phu Tho Province, who received medical treatment at a Hanoi hospital this month, was confirmed as Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient this morning, August 20, sending the nation’s total infections to 994, stated the Health Ministry.
Four fresh cases of Covid-19 reported
Wednesday,  Aug 19, 2020,18:50 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections have risen to 993 to date, with four new cases by community transmission reported in Danang, Quang Nam, and Hai Duong this evening, August 19, confirmed the Health Ministry.
HCMC ramps up efforts to combat Covid-19
Wednesday,  Aug 19, 2020,18:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC health authority has been accelerating activities to monitor the development of Covid-19 in the community and at health care facilities, including asking returnees from pandemic-hit localities to make mandatory health declarations, comply with quarantine requirements and take Covid-19 tests.
No new Covid-19 cases reported this morning
Wednesday,  Aug 19, 2020,07:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally remained unchanged at 989 this morning, August 19 as the Ministry of Health reported no fresh Covid-19 cases.
Vietnam reports 26th Covid-19 death
Tuesday,  Aug 18, 2020,21:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The 418th Covid-19 patient, a 61-year-old male resident of Danang City, has been confirmed dead by the Ministry of Health, taking the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 26 as of August 18 .
Six more Covid-19 patients confirmed tonight
Tuesday,  Aug 18, 2020,19:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Four new locally-transmitted Covid-19 patients in Danang City and two more imported cases in Hanoi and Khanh Hoa have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health, taking the country’s tally to 989 as of tonight, August 18.
Eleven more Covid-19 patients recover
Tuesday,  Aug 18, 2020,16:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Quang Nam Department of Health this morning, August 18, announced that 11 Covid-19 patients—five at Quang Nam Central General Hospital and six at Quang Nam Regional General Hospital—had made a full recovery and were discharged from the hospitals.
Three Vietnamese arrested over pandemic-related fraud
Tuesday,  Aug 18, 2020,16:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Three Vietnamese suspects have been arrested for cheating some 7,000 people in the U.S. into buying hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes worth up to US$1 million, following an investigation jointly conducted by Vietnamese and U.S. authorities, said the US Consulate General in HCMC on August 18.
One more patient dies of Covid-19
Tuesday,  Aug 18, 2020,11:12 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health this morning, August 18 reported the 25th Covid-19 death in the country, who was a 51-year-old woman in Thuan Phuoc Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang City.
Vietnam reports seven new Covid-19 cases
Tuesday,  Aug 18, 2020,08:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed seven new Covid-19 cases this morning, August 18, including three in Quang Nam, two in Hai Duong, one in Hanoi and one imported case in Can Tho.
Vietnam reports 12 new Covid-19 cases in three localities
Monday,  Aug 17, 2020,19:21 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health confirmed 12 new Covid-19 cases this afternoon, August 17, including 11 locally-transmitted cases in Danang, Hai Duong and Hanoi and one imported case.
Nine Covid-19 patients in Danang discharged from hospital
Monday,  Aug 17, 2020,15:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Nine Covid-19 patients in Danang have recovered and were discharged from the hospital today, August 17.
Two fresh Covid-19 cases confirmed in Quang Nam, Hai Duong
Monday,  Aug 17, 2020,07:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam reported two new community-transmitted cases of Covid-19 this morning, August 17, taking the country’s total infections to 964 to date, said the Health Ministry.
Eleven more Covid-19 cases confirmed
Sunday,  Aug 16, 2020,19:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has confirmed nine fresh community-transmitted Covid-19 cases, with eight in the Danang coronavirus hotspot and one in Hanoi City, and two more imported cases in Khanh Hoa Province.
Vietnam reports 24th Covid-19 fatality
Sunday,  Aug 16, 2020,10:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 82-year-old woman in Danang City has died of pneumonia caused by Covid-19, serious respiratory failure and septic shock, taking the country’s coronavirus death toll to 24 as of this morning, August 16, according to the Ministry of Health.
One new imported case sends Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections up to 951
Sunday,  Aug 16, 2020,07:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 27-year-old man returning from Equatorial Guinea has been confirmed as positive for Covid-19, taking the total infections in the country to 951 as of this morning, August 16, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam reports 20 more Covid-19 cases, one more death
Saturday,  Aug 15, 2020,19:09 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed 20 new Covid-19 cases this afternoon, August 15, including 11 in Danang, four in Quang Nam, four in HCMC and one in Hai Duong, while a Covid-19 patient in Danang died.
HCMC to penalize people from Covid-19 hotspots who refuse tests
Saturday,  Aug 15, 2020,11:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC - HCMC Chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong has asked the authorities of various districts to receive health declarations from and perform Covid-19 tests on people coming from the Covid-19 epicenter of Danang and to penalize those who refuse to take tests, submit health declarations, remain in quarantine or provide incorrect information.
Vietnam reports one new Covid-19 case, one death
Saturday,  Aug 15, 2020,08:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed one new Covid-19 case and one death this morning, August 15.
Steering committee discusses measures to curtail Covid-19 community spread
Saturday,  Aug 15, 2020,06:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Members of the national steering committee for Covid-19 prevention and control at a meeting on August 14 agreed that it would be most important to call on residents to strictly comply with Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures.
Most of 18 fresh Covid-19 cases linked to Danang epicenter
Friday,  Aug 14, 2020,19:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has confirmed 18 new Covid-19 cases this evening, August 14, with 17 related to the Danang coronavirus hotspot and one being quarantined after illegally entering HCMC, sending the nation’s tally to 929.
Vietnam registers to buy huge amount of Covid-19 vaccine from Russia
Friday,  Aug 14, 2020,18:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has registered to buy a large volume of doses of the Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Russia, the first coronavirus vaccine to be launched in the global market, Acting Ministry of Health Nguyen Thanh Long told a meeting held by the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control today, August 14.
Hai Duong City begins social distancing today
Friday,  Aug 14, 2020,14:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Hai Duong Province government has decided to begin social distancing in the entire Hai Duong City for 15 days from today, August 14, to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, as the number of Covid-19 cases in the province is rising.
One death, six new cases of Covid-19 reported this morning
Friday,  Aug 14, 2020,07:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Three people in Hai Duong and three others in Quang Nam have been confirmed as positive for Covid-19 while a resident of Danang City has been announced dead by the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam reports 22 fresh cases of Covid-19, two more deaths
Thursday,  Aug 13, 2020,19:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed 22 more Covid-19 cases, with 14 patients in the Danang coronavirus hotspot, two in Quang Nam, one in Quang Tri and five imported cases in Khanh Hoa, while announcing two more Covid-19 deaths, taking the country’s death toll to 20 as of this evening, August 13.
Danang fines 400 people for social distancing violations
Thursday,  Aug 13, 2020,19:29 (GMT+7)
DANANG - Some 400 persons have been fined VND497 million for violating regulations on social distancing in Danang City, with most of the violations related to not wearing face masks and the gathering of more than two persons in public, apart from illegal drug use and gambling.
Ten more patients in Danang recover from Covid-19
Thursday,  Aug 13, 2020,18:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son gave 10 patients certificates stating they are Covid-19-free as well as hospital discharge certificates at Hoa Vang Field Hospital in Danang City today, August 13.
Hoi An to extend social distancing
Thursday,  Aug 13, 2020,14:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The central province of Quang Nam has decided to extend the social distancing order in the ancient town of Hoi An from midnight until further notice to prevent the spread of Covid-19, said the province’s vice chairman Tran Van Tan in a statement made this morning, August 13.
Danang woman dies of Covid-19
Thursday,  Aug 13, 2020,10:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 death toll has risen to 18 this morning, August 13, with the latest fatality being a 52-year-old resident of Danang’s Cam Le District, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
Three more fresh cases of Covid-19 confirmed
Thursday,  Aug 13, 2020,08:17 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has reported three new Covid-19 patients this morning, August 13, including two locally-transmitted cases in Quang Nam Province and one imported case in Bac Lieu Province, taking Vietnam’s tally to 883 cases to date.
Vietnam has 14 fresh Covid-19 cases, mostly in Danang
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,19:33 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed 14 new Covid-19 cases this afternoon, August 12, including one in Hanoi and 13 in Danang.
Two patients in Quang Ngai, one in Danang recover from Covid-19
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,18:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Quang Ngai Department of Health gave the 419th and 370th patients certificates indicating they are free of Covid-19 today, August 12, while another patient undergoing treatment at the Danang Hospital for Lung Diseases also made a full recovery.
HCMC asks hospitals to enhance Covid-19 prevention and treatment capacity
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,16:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC Department of Health has urged hospitals and medical centers in the city, especially those in charge of receiving and treating Covid-19 patients, to enhance their Covid-19 prevention and treatment capacity.
Vietnam expects its own Covid-19 vaccines late next year
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,15:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC – With four producers having made significant progress in developing Covid-19 vaccines, the Ministry of Health expects that locally made vaccines could be available in late 2021 and urged these producers to prepare to mass-produce them.
Some enterprises in Danang’s IPs suspend operations due to coronavirus outbreak
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,12:07 (GMT+7)
DANANG - Six enterprises are operating partially, while 22 others have temporarily closed their doors to prevent the spread of Covid-19 at the industrial zones (IZs) in Danang City, according to Pham Truong Son, Head of Danang High-Tech Park and Industrial Zones Authority (DHPIZA), on August 10.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 death toll rises to 17
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,08:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has announced the 17th death of Covid-19, previously tagged as the country’s 431st case. The 55-year-old man had suffered end-stage kidney disease, hypertension, sepsis and Covid-19.
Three new imported cases send Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections up to 866
Wednesday,  Aug 12, 2020,07:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Three Vietnamese citizens returning from Japan have been confirmed as positive for Covid-19, taking the total infections in Vietnam to 866 cases as of this morning, August 12.
Vietnam has 16 new Covid-19 cases, one more death
Tuesday,  Aug 11, 2020,19:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections and deaths have amounted to 863 and 16, respectively, with 16 fresh locally-transmitted cases and one more fatality being confirmed this evening, August 11.
One more patient declared free of Covid-19 on Phu Quoc
Tuesday,  Aug 11, 2020,18:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The 409th patient, a 37-year-old Filipino education expert, has made a full recovery from Covid-19, Dr Vo Thanh Dung, director of the Phu Quoc Healthcare Center in Kien Giang Province, announced today, August 11.
Social distancing in Danang extended
Tuesday,  Aug 11, 2020,17:52 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The central city of Danang, Vietnam’s current Covid-19 hotspot, has decided to extend social distancing until further notice, as how the pandemic will play out remains unknown.
Vietnam reports no fresh Covid-19 cases this morning
Tuesday,  Aug 11, 2020,10:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has not reported any new case of Covid-19 this morning, August 11, leaving its total infections staying unchanged at 847, said the Health Ministry.
Vietnam announces 14th Covid-19 death
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,21:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has reported one more Covid-19 death, a 66-year-old male resident of Danang City, raising the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 14 as of tonight, August 10.
Vietnam diagnoses six more cases of Covid-19
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,19:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has announced six fresh Covid-19 cases, with four patients in Danang City, the country’s largest coronavirus hotspot, one in Quang Nam and one imported case in HCMC, taking the country’s tally to 847 as of tonight, August 10.
Khanh Hoa suspends festivals, requisitions hotels as quarantine facilities
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,18:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A day after reporting one locally-transmitted Covid-19 case amid the resurgence of the virus, the authority of Khanh Hoa Province decided to suspend all festivals and non-essential services starting from 12 a.m. today, August 10, to prevent the spread of the disease.
Vietnamese woman tests positive for Covid-19 after arriving in Japan
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,18:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 29-year-old Vietnamese woman who flew from Vietnam to Japan tested positive for Covid-19 after she took the rapid Covid-19 test upon arrival at the Narita International Airport on August 8.
Four patients in Danang recover from Covid-19
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,17:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Four patients who are from the first group of new Covid-19 cases in Danang City have been declared free of Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, by the Danang Hospital for Lung Diseases.
Two more Covid-19 patients die, both from Danang
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,12:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 death toll rose to 13 this morning, August 10 after two Covid-19 patients from Danang City, both with underlying health conditions, died, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son has announced.
No new Covid-19 cases reported this morning
Monday,  Aug 10, 2020,12:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally remained unchanged at 841 this morning, August 10 as the Ministry of Health reported no new Covid-19 cases.
Health Ministry confirms five new Covid-19 infections
Saturday,  Aug 8, 2020,07:33 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Three Covid-19 cases linked to the Danang coronavirus hotspot and two imported cases that were quarantined upon arrival have been confirmed as the latest cases of Covid-19 in Vietnam, sending the country’s tally to 789 to date, said the Health Ministry.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally jumps to 784 after 34 new cases confirmed
Friday,  Aug 7, 2020,19:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Health Ministry confirmed 34 new Covid-19 cases this afternoon, August 7, including 32 locally-transmitted cases and two imported ones, taking the country’s tally to 784.
Fight against Covid-19 enters peak period: PM
Friday,  Aug 7, 2020,18:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Praising the Ministry of Health and localities for their support in dealing with the coronavirus hotspots and efforts in Covid-19 prevention, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc noted that the battle against Covid-19 had entered its peak period.
Three more locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases reported
Friday,  Aug 7, 2020,08:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Two residents of Quang Tri Province and one person in Thanh Hoa have tested positive for the Covid-19, with all of them linked to Danang City, taking the country’s tally to 750 as of this morning, August 7, according to the Ministry of Health.
Thirty new Covid-19 cases reported
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,19:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has just confirmed 30 new cases of Covid-19 this evening, with 27 locally-transmitted cases linked to the Danang coronavirus hotspot and three imported cases that were quarantined upon arrival in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.
Nha Trang Pasteur Institute suspends receiving Covid-19 test samples
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,18:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Nha Trang Pasteur Institute has announced that it will suspend receiving samples for Covid-19 testing due to a shortage of biological medicinal products, chemicals and materials for testing, a representative of the Khanh Hoa Center for Disease Control stated on August 6.
One more Covid-19 patient announced dead
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,18:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 death toll has reached 10, with one more death announced this afternoon. The deceased is a 67-year-old woman of Danang, the country’s coronavirus hotspot, according to Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Minister of Health.
Local leaders must bear responsibility for Covid-19 transmission in hospitals
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,18:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – From now onward, heads of hospitals and leaders of provinces and cities will be held responsible for Covid-19 transmissions in hospitals, the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control announced at a meeting today, August 6.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 outbreak could peak in next 10 days: health official
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,14:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Local residents should take numerous precautions against Covid-19 as the number of infections will rise further and the outbreak is expected to reach its peak in the next 10 days, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
Vietnam reports ninth Covid-19 death
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,11:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 67-year-old Covid-19 patient died today, August 6, due to suffering serious underlying heath conditions and Covid-19, becoming the country’s ninth Covid-19 death, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam reports four new Covid-19 cases
Thursday,  Aug 6, 2020,08:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health this morning, August 6, confirmed four new locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases, including three in Quang Nam Province and one in Hanoi City, taking the country’s tally to 717.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally soars to 713, with 34 new cases in Danang
Wednesday,  Aug 5, 2020,18:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed 41 fresh Covid-19 cases, with 34 patients in Danang City, four in Lang Son, two in Bac Giang and one case imported, taking the country’s total number of Covid-19 cases to 713 as of tonight, August 5.
Vietnam determined to avoid nationwide social distancing
Wednesday,  Aug 5, 2020,12:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam is determined to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading widely and avoid nationwide social distancing, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam stated at a meeting on August 4.
Two new Covid-19 infections recorded in Quang Nam
Wednesday,  Aug 5, 2020,08:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections rose to 672 this morning, August 5, with two fresh cases of local transmission confirmed in the central province of Quang Nam and linked to Danang Hospital, according to the Health Ministry.
Vietnam reports 18 new Covid-19 cases, including 16 in Danang
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,19:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health this afternoon, August 4, confirmed 17 new locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases, including 16 in Danang City and one in Dong Nai Province, and one imported case, who returned from Equatorial Guinea.
Hoa Binh Hospital declares four recoveries from Covid-19
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,18:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Four patients receiving treatment at Hoa Binh General Hospital aged 24 to 25, who are among the 85 overseas students who returned to Vietnam from Russia on July 17, were declared free from Covid-19 by the provincial Center for Disease Control today, August 4.
HCMC expected to pilot self-quarantine monitoring app
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,17:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A mobile application to check compliance with self-quarantine measures is expected to be launched on a trial basis in HCMC’s District 12 in two weeks, according to the HCMC Media Center.
Thousands of workers in Danang given leave due to virus outbreak
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,17:46 (GMT+7)
DANANG - Until now, four industrial zones (IZs) in Danang City have recorded coronavirus infections among the workers, with six enterprises at these IZs temporarily stopping operations or strictly implementing quarantine measures to cope with the spike in new Covid-19 cases.
Japanese exec infected with Covid-19 interacted with 28 people in HCMC
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,14:35 (GMT+7)
HCMC – During a two-day stay in HCMC, a Japanese business executive who had been confirmed positive for the new coronavirus by the Japanese authorities while returning to Tokyo from Vietnam’s Lam Dong Province on July 31 interacted with 28 people in the city, said Nguyen Tan Binh, director of the HCMC Department of Health.
Stranded tourists in Danang to be taken home via chartered flights
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,14:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Danang Department of Tourism announced on August 3 that it would operate two chartered flights to evacuate tourists stranded in the city—currently the country’s Covid-19 epicenter—to Hanoi and HCMC.
HCMC warns unmasked residents of fines starting tomorrow
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,14:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As residents have recently been giving little heed to the health authority’s advice to wear masks in public amid the surge in new Covid-19 cases, the HCMC authority has decided to hand down administrative fines to the unmasked starting tomorrow, city chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong said.
Two more Covid-19 deaths reported this morning
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,12:22 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed two more deaths from Covid-19 who were the 426th and 496th patients suffering from end-stage kidney disease for a long time, raising the country’s total number of Covid-19-related fatalities to eight as of this morning, August 4.
Vietnam reports 10 more Covid-19 cases linked to Danang
Tuesday,  Aug 4, 2020,08:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed 10 new Covid-19 cases this morning, August 4, including seven patients in Danang City and three others in Quang Nam Province, who are linked to Danang Hospital.
Thirteen Covid-19 patients in critical condition
Monday,  Aug 3, 2020,19:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam is treating 13 critical Covid-19 patients, six of whom have to rely on a ventilator or an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine, according to Luong Ngoc Khue, head of the Department of Medical Examination and Treatment at the Health Ministry.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections jump by 21, mostly in Danang
Monday,  Aug 3, 2020,19:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has confirmed 21 new cases of Covid-19, with 15 cases in Danang City and six others in neighboring Quang Nam Province, bringing the country’s tally to 642 as of this evening, August 3.
August is decisive time for fighting Covid-19: PM
Monday,  Aug 3, 2020,18:45 (GMT+7)
HCMC - During a Government regular meeting today, August 3, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that the month of August is a decisive time for the country to come together and fight against Covid-19, adding that the Government will mobilize all resources to tackle the Covid-19 hotspots.
Buon Ma Thuot begins social distancing from today
Monday,  Aug 3, 2020,15:01 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Buon Ma Thuot City in the Central Highlands province of Daklak is practicing citywide social distancing for 14 days, starting from today, August 3, after two more  locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases were discovered in the city last night.
Ba Ria-Vung Tau imposes social distancing restrictions despite no new Covid-19 infections
Monday,  Aug 3, 2020,14:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Although the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has reported no new locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases recently, it has decided to impose social distancing restrictions to ensure community safety by suspending nonessential services from 0:00 today, August 3.
Health Ministry confirms one new Covid-19 case in Quang Ngai
Monday,  Aug 3, 2020,08:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed a new Covid-19 case in the central province of Quang Ngai this morning, August 3, taking the country’s tally to 621.
Vietnam reports sixth Covid-19 death
Sunday,  Aug 2, 2020,22:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The 429th Covid-19 patient was pronounced dead at 4.30 p.m. today, August 2, due to suffering serious underlying heath conditions and Covid-19, becoming the country’s sixth Covid-19 death, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally jumps to 620
Sunday,  Aug 2, 2020,19:08 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has reported a steep jump of 30 fresh Covid-19 cases tonight, August 2, taking the country's caseloads to 620.
Two more Covid-19 deaths reported in Vietnam
Sunday,  Aug 2, 2020,13:45 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The 524th case of Covid-19, a 86-year-old woman, and the 475th patient, a 83-year-old resident of Danang City, were confirmed dead this morning, August 2, raising the country’s total number of Covid-19-related fatalities to five, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally rises to 590 with four fresh cases
Sunday,  Aug 2, 2020,08:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam’s Covid-19 caseloads rose to 590 this morning, August 2 after the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control confirmed four new Covid-19 cases, including two imported cases.
Vietnam reports 28 new Covid-19 cases
Saturday,  Aug 1, 2020,19:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health confirmed 28 new Covid-19 cases in Vietnam this afternoon, August 1, including 26 locally-transmitted cases and two imported cases, taking the country’s tally to 586.
HCMC health department proposes intensifying Covid-19 prevention measures
Saturday,  Aug 1, 2020,11:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The HCMC Department of Health has proposed the municipal government adopt drastic Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures in line with the prime minister’s Directive 19 as the country is seeing a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases.
HCMC locks down residential block due to suspected Covid-19 case
Saturday,  Aug 1, 2020,11:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Block 2B of Thai An 2 Apartment Building on Nguyen Van Qua Street in HCMC’s District 12 was put under lockdown this morning, August 1, after a suspected case of Covid-19—a 49-year-old woman who lives on the sixth floor of the block—was discovered.
Vietnam reports third Covid-19 death
Saturday,  Aug 1, 2020,11:22 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The 499th Covid-19 patient, aged 68, has been confirmed dead at 4:55 a.m. this morning at Danang Oncology Hospital, due to malignant blood cancer and severe pneumonia, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
Another 12 Covid-19 cases reported in Danang
Saturday,  Aug 1, 2020,08:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry this morning confirmed 12 new locally-transmitted cases of Covid-19 in Danang that are hospital patients, caregivers and those coming into close contact with Covid-19 patients.
One more patient succumbs to Covid-19
Friday,  Jul 31, 2020,23:08 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The 437th Covid-19 patient, a 61-year-old resident of Danang City, has been confirmed dead due to septic shock, becoming the country’s second death caused by the deadly coronavirus, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son said tonight, July 31.
Vietnam reports 26 imported, 11 locally-transmitted cases of Covid-19
Friday,  Jul 31, 2020,19:43 (GMT+7)
Danang urged to step up Covid-19 testing
Friday,  Jul 31, 2020,16:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Last night, July 30, Acting Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long asked Danang City to expedite Covid-19 testing on a large scale, as the number of confirmed cases is surging.
Vietnam confirms first Covid-19 death
Friday,  Jul 31, 2020,15:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam's Ministry of Health today, July 31, confirmed the first Covid-19 death as the coronavirus re-emerged in the country last week after 99 days without local transmission .
Danang to turn stadium into Covid-19 field hospital
Friday,  Jul 31, 2020,13:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Given a record surge in new local infections in Danang City, the city government is transforming the Tien Son Stadium in Hai Chau District into a field hospital for Covid-19 treatment to release the strain on the current hospitals and medical centers, some of them now on lockdown.
Quang Nam reports five new community-transmitted Covid-19 cases
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,19:54 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The central province of Quang Nam reported five new community-transmitted Covid-19 cases this afternoon, July 30, taking the province’s tally to eight.
Ministry of Health releases urgent notice on Covid-19
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,19:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health issued an urgent notice on July 29 asking people who have visited the places listed below to remain in home quarantine, complete health declarations and contact the nearest health agency for advice.
Eleven critical patients from Danang sent to Hue for treatment
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,17:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Eleven critical Covid-19 patients from Danang City have been transferred to the neighboring province of Thua Thien-Hue for treatment, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
Danang suspends all online and takeaway food and drink services
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,17:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Danang government on July 29 issued a decision suspending the operations of online and takeaway restaurants, eateries and cafes from 1.00 p.m. today, July 30, due to the spike in local Covid-19 infections.
Hoi An to begin social distancing from midnight
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,17:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The ancient town of Hoi An, a popular tourist destination in Quang Nam Province, will begin social distancing for 14 days, starting from midnight, to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
HCMC unable to pinpoint exact number of people coming from Danang
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,12:04 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC Center for Disease Control (HCDC) admitted that it is practically impossible for HCMC authorities to determine the exact number of people coming from Danang, the current Covid-19 hotspot of Vietnam, because many people enter the city via roads and railways.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 cases rise to 459
Thursday,  Jul 30, 2020,09:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Nine new Covid-19 cases were reported in Danang and Hanoi cities this morning, July 30, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 459, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Four fresh Covid-19 cases reported in Hanoi, HCMC, Dak Lak
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,19:26 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry has confirmed four new locally-transmitted cases of Covid-19 in Hanoi, HCMC and the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, bringing Vietnam’s total infections to 450 by this evening, July 29.
There could be new Covid-19 cases in Hanoi, HCMC: experts
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,16:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC - It is highly possible that new local Covid-19 infections will be discovered in localities that have a large number of people traveling from or to Danang, including Hanoi and HCMC, according to experts.
HCMC-based hospital suspends operations due to Covid-19
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,15:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC – City International Hospital in HCMC’s Binh Tan District today announced that it would suspend operations for three days, from July 29 to 31, after it suspected two patients, who are receiving treatment at the hospital, of being infected with Covid-19.
HCMC requisitions eight hotels as paid quarantine facilities
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,14:43 (GMT+7)
HCMC – HCMC has selected eight hotels, including three- and five-star ones in districts 1, 3, 5, 7 and Tan Binh, with a combined 1,485 rooms, to be used as paid quarantine facilities for foreigners who will enter Vietnam for work, it was announced at a conference between the HCMC government and the European Chamber of Commerce on July 28.
HCMC tightens control over road transport to prevent Covid-19
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,12:31 (GMT+7)
HCMC – After suspending all flights from Danang for 14 days starting July 26, the HCMC government has also tightened control over road transport to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic from spreading.
HCMC steps up search for returnees from Danang
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,09:43 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The HCMC government has ordered districts to proactively track down people who have traveled or returned to the city from Danang City since July 1 and ask them to make health declarations.
Eight new confirmed cases of Covid-19 linked to Danang hospitals
Wednesday,  Jul 29, 2020,08:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control has just reported eight new coronavirus patients that are all linked to four hospitals in Danang City, sending Vietnam’s total infections to 446 as of this morning, July 29.
Vietnam reports seven more community-transmitted Covid-19 cases
Tuesday,  Jul 28, 2020,19:16 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Two locals in Quang Nam Province and five people in Danang City were confirmed as positive for Covid-19 today, July 28, raising the country’s tally to 438.
Some 10,000 people in Danang to undergo Covid-19 tests
Tuesday,  Jul 28, 2020,18:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Danang City will ensure that some 10,000 medical workers, patients at Danang Hospital, Danang C Hospital and Danang Hospital for Traumatology and Orthopedics, residents living in Covid-19-risk areas and foreigners get tested for Covid-19, following Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s directive at a recent Government meeting.
Hoi An suspends all tourism activities amid Covid-19 concerns
Tuesday,  Jul 28, 2020,17:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The ancient town of Hoi An in Quang Nam Province has decided to suspend all tourism activities including admission to the city’s popular destinations and Cham Island, traditional crafts villages and eco tourism sites starting today, July 28, to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Danang reports 11 new community-transmitted Covid-19 cases
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,19:50 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health reported 11 new community-transmitted Covid-19 cases in the central city of Danang this afternoon, July 27, taking the country’s tally to 431.
HCMC conducts Covid-19 tests on all residents returning from Danang
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,19:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – HCMC has asked all its residents who returned to the city from Danang City from July 1 to make health declarations and have their samples tested for Covid-19.
Plans proposed to evacuate visitors from Danang as infections flare up
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,18:30 (GMT+7)
HANOI – The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has asked the Transport Ministry to introduce flight services between Danang and other localities in at least four days to evacuate visitors who had booked flight tickets and are staying in Danang.
Danang patients infected with new form of coronavirus: Acting Health Minister
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,18:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The four new coronavirus-positive persons discovered in Danang City have been infected with a new variant of the virus, Acting Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long told a regular Government meeting on July 27.
Danang to begin social distancing from midnight
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,16:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered Danang City to practice citywide social distancing in 14 days, beginning from midnight, after the central coast city recently reported the first three cases of community Covid-19 infection in 99 days.
HCMC asks citizens to wear face masks in public to prevent Covid-19 infection
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,15:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The HCMC government has asked its citizens to wear face masks in public places in light of the complicated Covid-19 situation and urged all departments and local authorities to be watchful and ensure people appropriately follow Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures.
Health Ministry: 420th Covid-19 patient did visit HCMC
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,12:43 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient, the 420th case, had visited many areas including an apartment building in HCMC before she was confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Health Ministry, which issued an emergency notice on Sunday detailing the travel history of the 71-year-old patient, who was a locally-transmitted case.
Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 cases this morning
Monday,  Jul 27, 2020,09:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control has not recorded any new Covid-19 cases this morning, July 27, while the 416th and 418th patients, who had earlier been confirmed to be infected with Covid-19 from community transmission, have taken a turn for the worse.
Two new community transmission cases of Covid-19 reported in Central Vietnam
Sunday,  Jul 26, 2020,20:08 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Two local residents of Danang City and Quang Ngai Province have been confirmed to be infected with Covid-19 from community transmission, with the source of transmission remaining unknown, taking Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally to 420 cases by Sunday evening.
Due to coronavirus outbreak, Danang pauses welcoming visitors for 14 days
Sunday,  Jul 26, 2020,19:12 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Danang City has decided to stop welcoming tourists to the central city within 14 days from July 26 to ensure safety for tourists and the community. Upon the information, many travel firms have been managing to change their tours.
Danang cancels all festive activities amid new Covid-19 cases
Sunday,  Jul 26, 2020,12:24 (GMT+7)
DANANG – The Danang Fantastic Festival and many other cultural activities and events will be postponed after cases of SARS-CoV-2 virus infection, causing Covid-19 disease, were officially announced on July 25 and 26 in Danang City.
Danang reports one new case of community transmission
Sunday,  Jul 26, 2020,09:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A local man in the central city of Danang has tested positive for Covid-19 and been put on a ventilator, raising Vietnam’s total Covid-19 infections to 418 as of this morning, July 26.
Baby girl returning from overseas is fresh Covid-19 case
Saturday,  Jul 25, 2020,20:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Health Ministry this evening has confirmed one more new Covid-19 case who is a five-year-old girl returning home from Russia, bringing Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally to 417 cases to date.
Danang reviews all crowded activities after new Covid-19 infection confirmed
Saturday,  Jul 25, 2020,14:53 (GMT+7)
DANANG - Some agencies have been asked to urgently inspect all crowded activities and propose appropriate measures, ensuring the effectiveness of the prevention of a new coronavirus outbreak, as part of the requirements mandated by Le Trung Chinh, Vice Chairman of Danang City People’s Committee, after a man was locally infected with the coronavirus.
All int’l flights to Danang suspended
Saturday,  Jul 25, 2020,13:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Transport has asked the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam not to allow international flights repatriating Vietnamese citizens or transporting foreign experts to Vietnam to land at Danang International Airport after a man in the city was infected with Covid-19.
Danang man ends Vietnam’s 99 consecutive days without Covid-19 case in community
Saturday,  Jul 25, 2020,13:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health this morning, July 25, confirmed that a 57-year-old male resident of Danang City has become the 416th Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, ending the country’s 99 consecutive days without Covid-19 case in the community.
Vietnam reports two new imported Covid-19 cases
Saturday,  Jul 25, 2020,11:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health announced this morning, July 25 that two Vietnamese men returning from Russia have become the latest Covid-19 patients in Vietnam, taking the country’s tally to 415.
Vietnam confirms Myanmarese sailor as fresh Covid-19 case
Friday,  Jul 24, 2020,20:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has reported one new Covid-19 patient, a 31-year-old Myanmarese sailor, who entered Vietnam through Hon Gai Port on June 23, taking the country’s tally to 413 today, July 24.
Danang resident tests positive for Covid-19 three times
Friday,  Jul 24, 2020,15:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health on July 24 announced that a 57-year-old male resident of Danang City had tested positive for Covid-19 three times even though he had no recent travel history.
One Filipino, three locals confirmed as latest Covid-19 cases
Thursday,  Jul 23, 2020,19:00 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has reached 412 this evening, with four new imported cases including one Filipino woman and three Vietnamese citizens. They were all quarantined upon arrival, confirmed the Health Ministry.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally rises to 408
Wednesday,  Jul 22, 2020,20:12 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has risen to 408 after the Ministry of Health announced seven gas and oil experts from Russia tested positive for Covid-19 this afternoon, July 22.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 cases rise to 396
Tuesday,  Jul 21, 2020,10:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control has reported 12 new Covid-19 patients, who flew back to Vietnam from Russia through Quang Ninh-based Van Don International Airport on July 17, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 396 today, July 21.
One more Russian expert tests positive for Covid-19 in Vietnam
Monday,  Jul 20, 2020,19:01 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has reported one fresh Covid-19 patient, who is a Russian expert, 27, raising the country’s total infections to 384 as of today, July 20.
Russian expert becomes latest Covid-19 patient in Vietnam
Friday,  Jul 17, 2020,20:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - An expert from Russia tested positive for Covid-19 today, July 17, becoming the 382nd case in Vietnam.
Eight Russian experts entering Vietnam test positive for Covid-19
Wednesday,  Jul 15, 2020,19:16 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health reported eight more Covid-19 patients tonight, July 15, who are Russian experts having entered Vietnam, taking the country’s tally to 381.
Vietnam reports one more case of Covid-19
Tuesday,  Jul 14, 2020,12:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health reported one new Covid-19 patient this morning, July 14, who had flown home from Russia, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 373.
Insurance company to pay VND1 billion in treatment cost for British pilot
Monday,  Jul 13, 2020,17:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 43-year-old British pilot, who was once the most critical Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, has returned safely to the United Kingdom and an insurance company has committed to paying over VND1 billion of his treatment cost at the HCMC-based Cho Ray Hospital where he was admitted, according to the British Embassy in Vietnam.
Two returnees from Russia positive for Covid-19
Sunday,  Jul 12, 2020,19:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Two women returning from Russia tested positive for Covid-19 today, July 12, taking the country’s tally to 372.
British pilot discharged from hospital
Saturday,  Jul 11, 2020,16:16 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Stephen George Cameron, a 43-year-old British pilot who was the most critical Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, was discharged from Cho Ray Hospital in HCMC this morning, July 11 and will fly back to the UK tonight.
PM requests immediate repatriation of Vietnamese from Equatorial Guinea
Saturday,  Jul 11, 2020,13:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC - At a Government meeting on July 10, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the relevant agencies to immediately repatriate Vietnamese workers from Equatorial Guinea who have been infected with Covid-19.
Over 300,000 in HCMC lose jobs in H1 due to Covid-19
Thursday,  Jul 9, 2020,18:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Some 328,000 people in HCMC lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020, noted Le Minh Tan, director of the HCMC Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Three more patients recover from Covid-19
Wednesday,  Jul 8, 2020,10:33 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam reported no new Covid-19 cases this morning, July 8, while three more patients have fully recovered from the virus, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Vietnam reports 14 new imported Covid-19 cases
Monday,  Jul 6, 2020,20:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Fourteen Vietnamese citizens coming home from Bangladesh tested positive for Covid-19 today, July 6, taking the country’s tally to 369.
Suspected cases at HCMC apartment building test negative for Covid-19
Tuesday,  Jun 30, 2020,14:09 (GMT+7)
HCMC – All the 12th floor residents from Block D of the Pham Viet Chanh apartment buildings in Ward 19, Binh Thanh District, where a Covid-19 patient who had recovered was suspected to be reinfected with the disease, have tested negative for the novel coronavirus.
Vietnam prepares to send British Covid-19 patient home on July 12
Monday,  Jun 29, 2020,16:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam plans to hold a sixth consultation with doctors for a 43-year-old British pilot, the most critical Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, before sending him home on July 12.
Returnee from Cameroon becomes country’s 353rd Covid-19 patient
Friday,  Jun 26, 2020,22:45 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 31-year-old man returning from Cameroon tested positive for Covid-19 today, June 26, becoming the 353rd Covid-19 patient in Vietnam.
Public trust in media, government contributed to fighting Covid-19 in Vietnam
Friday,  Jun 26, 2020,09:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Public trust in the media and the government has played a pivotal role in Vietnam's success in controlling Covid-19, according to Dr Farida Kbar, Professional Communication Senior Program Manager at RMIT University Vietnam.
Vietnam still not open to international tourists: PM
Thursday,  Jun 25, 2020,18:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC – At a Government meeting on June 24, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that Vietnam is still closed for international tourists to prevent a second wave of Covid-19 infections, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.
Three Vietnamese returning from Kuwait diagnosed with Covid-19
Wednesday,  Jun 24, 2020,19:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has just reported three more Covid-19 patients, who returned from Kuwait in mid-June, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 352 on June 24.
Insurance company to cover VND3.5-billion treatment cost of British pilot
Monday,  Jun 22, 2020,17:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – An insurance company will bear the cost of VND3.5 billion to treat the 91st patient, a British pilot, who was the country’s most critical case of Covid-19, at the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Cho Ray Hospital details out plans to transport Patient 91 home
Saturday,  Jun 20, 2020,16:47 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Elaborating on plans to transport the country's most critical patient, the 91st one, back to his hometown in Scotland, the HCMC-based Cho Ray Hospital suggested he buy a business-class ticket and be accompanied by a medical worker on his journey.
Seven people returning from Europe positive for Covid-19
Friday,  Jun 19, 2020,20:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health today reported seven new Covid-19 cases, who are Vietnamese returning from Europe, taking the country’s tally to 349.
Vietnam discusses reopening air routes with China, South Korea, Japan
Friday,  Jun 19, 2020,07:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC – After controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam is now discussing a step-by-step approach to reopening air routes with countries such as China, South Korea and Japan in line with Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said at a press conference on June 18.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 caseload jumps to 342 with seven new patients
Thursday,  Jun 18, 2020,18:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As of 6 p.m. today, June 18, the Ministry of Health reported seven new Covid-19 cases, who returned to Vietnam from Kuwait (transited in Qatar) on flight QH9092 on June 16, taking the country’s tally to 342.
BRVT receives 264 Vietnamese returnees from Middle East
Wednesday,  Jun 17, 2020,18:11 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Preventive Healthcare Center of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province announced on June 17 to receive and quarantine 264 Vietnamese nationals who returned from the Middle East.
Vietnamese returnee from Kuwait tests positive for Covid-19
Wednesday,  Jun 17, 2020,09:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A local who returned to Vietnam from Kuwait on June 16 was confirmed positive to Covid-19 this morning, June 17, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 335, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
British Covid-19 patient able to stand up
Tuesday,  Jun 16, 2020,12:30 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 43-year-old British pilot, who is the most critical Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, is now able to stand up and is attempting to walk, stated a representative of Cho Ray Hospital on June 15.
HCMC leader proposes announcing end of Covid-19 in Vietnam
Monday,  Jun 15, 2020,19:05 (GMT+7)
HCMC - At a National Assembly meeting this morning, June 15, HCMC Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan proposed that Vietnam announce the end of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, as no new cases have been reported over the past two months.
Sailor is Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient
Saturday,  Jun 13, 2020,17:18 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A crew member of the Pacific Vung Tau ship operating in Malaysia tested positive for Covid-19, making him the 333rd patient and taking Vietnam’s total infections to 333, the Health Ministry said in a statement last night.
Vietnam's Covid-19 positive patients reduce to nine
Wednesday,  Jun 10, 2020,12:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As of this morning, June 10, the Ministry of Health announced that the country has only nine coronavirus positive patients, inching toward a full recovery.
British Covid-19 patient able to sit up
Tuesday,  Jun 9, 2020,14:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s most severe case of Covid-19, the 91st patient, is able to sit up and push the buttons to control his bed, indicating that a recovery is near, Vu Manh Cuong, deputy head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Communications, said on June 8.
Treatment costs up to VND700 million for foreign Covid-19 patients
Tuesday,  Jun 9, 2020,10:08 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Some 49 of the 50 foreign Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have recovered and the cost of treatment for each of them ranged from VND20 million to roughly VND700 million, the Ministry of Health announced today, June 8.
Vietnam reports 332nd Covid-19 case
Monday,  Jun 8, 2020,19:58 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A Vietnamese returnee from Cambodia has tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 332 tonight, June 8, according to the Ministry of Health.
Nine more Covid-19 patients make full recovery
Monday,  Jun 8, 2020,16:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Six patients at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, two others receiving treatment at Thai Binh General Hospital and one patient at HCMC-based Cu Chi Field Hospital have recovered from the coronavirus.
Vietnam confirms two more coronavirus cases
Monday,  Jun 8, 2020,09:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Two Vietnamese nationals, who returned to Danang City from Japan on June 5, have tested positive for the new coronavirus, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 331 this morning, June 8, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Vietnam reports one more Covid-19 case
Saturday,  Jun 6, 2020,09:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A Vietnamese student returning from Britain has tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 329 as of this morning, June 6, according to the Ministry of Health.
Only 13 Covid-19 patients remain positive in Vietnam
Friday,  Jun 5, 2020,11:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The number of Covid-19-positive patients has reduced to just 13 in Vietnam as 13 other cases have tested negative for the virus one or three times.
Critically ill Covid-19 patient discharged from hospital
Wednesday,  Jun 3, 2020,18:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The 19th patient, the most critically ill Covid-19 patient at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, was released from the hospital today, June 3, while on the same day, four more patients made a full recovery.
JICA donates VND12 billion to help Cho Ray Hospital control nosocomial infection
Wednesday,  Jun 3, 2020,17:35 (GMT+7)
HCMC - To support Vietnam’s efforts to fight Covid-19, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has provided a care package worth VND12 billion (60 million yen) to Cho Ray Hospital in HCMC and another one worth roughly VND4 billion (20 million yen) to six provincial centers of disease control.
Woman illegally crossing China-Vietnam border tests negative for coronavirus
Tuesday,  Jun 2, 2020,19:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 30-year-old Vietnamese woman who illegally crossed the border from China through a small trail has tested negative for the coronavirus twice, according to the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Four more Covid-19 patients recover
Tuesday,  Jun 2, 2020,12:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Four more Covid-19 patients will be discharged from the hospital today, June 2, taking the country’s total number of recovered cases to 297, stated the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Baby boy returning from Russia is country's latest Covid-19 case
Saturday,  May 30, 2020,12:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A one-year-old boy who returned to Vietnam on a repatriation flight from Russia has been confirmed as the latest Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, the 328th case.
Disabled people face numerous challenges during Covid-19 pandemic: UNDP
Friday,  May 29, 2020,17:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Disabled persons in Vietnam are among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and are experiencing several health and socioeconomic challenges during this difficult time, according to an online survey conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Vietnam, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam and the Korea International Cooperation Agency.
Vietnam seeks to reopen certain international air routes
Friday,  May 29, 2020,16:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Ministries and government departments are looking into the possibility of the reopening of certain international air routes to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control and the prime minister, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Doan Khac Viet said at a press conference on May 28.
Six more Covid-19 patients make full recovery
Wednesday,  May 27, 2020,15:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The National Hospital for Tropical Diseases has announced the recovery of six more patients suffering from Covid-19, raising the country’s total number of recovered coronavirus cases to 278 today, May 27.
One more returnee from Russia contracts Covid-19
Tuesday,  May 26, 2020,19:04 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 31-year-old man who returned to Vietnam from Russia on May 13 has tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 327 as of tonight, May 26, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam named world’s best Covid-19 fighter by Politico
Tuesday,  May 26, 2020,15:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - American news website Politico has named Vietnam the best Covid-19 fighter in the world based on the country’s response to Covid-19’s impact on public health and economic outcomes.
Critically ill coronavirus patient to be discharged from hospital
Tuesday,  May 26, 2020,15:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Le Tuyet Hang, the most critically ill Covid-19 patient at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, has recovered and will be discharged from hospital tomorrow, May 27.
Vietnam reports one new Covid-19 case
Monday,  May 25, 2020,20:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health today, May 25 reported one new Covid-19 case, a 20-year-old woman residing in Binh Thanh District, HCMC, taking the country’s tally to 326.
Some 280,000 individuals in Vietnam take Covid-19 tests
Monday,  May 25, 2020,12:45 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As many as 280,000 individuals nationwide have taken coronavirus tests to date, with Vietnam reporting no new Covid-19 cases this morning, May 25.
Another Vietnamese returnee from Russia diagnosed with Covid-19
Sunday,  May 24, 2020,16:25 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 34-year-old Vietnamese woman who flew home from Russia on May 13 is the latest person to test positive for Covid-19, the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
All critical coronavirus cases in Vietnam have recovered
Friday,  May 22, 2020,14:17 (GMT+7)
HCMC – All critical coronavirus cases in Vietnam had recovered as of Thursday morning, according to Assoc. Prof. Dr Luong Ngoc Khue, director of the Department of Medical Examination and Treatment, under the Ministry of Health.
Vietnam yet to announce end of Covid-19 pandemic
Friday,  May 22, 2020,13:09 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Although Vietnam has reported no new Covid-19 cases in the community over the past 35 days, the country has yet to announce the end of the Covid-19 pandemic due to the large number of imported cases.
Twenty-one more flights arranged to repatriate Vietnamese
Thursday,  May 21, 2020,18:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnamese airlines will operate 21 flights from now until June 15 to take Vietnamese citizens home from coronavirus-hit countries and territories, the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has announced.
Thirty-four days pass with no new community infections
Wednesday,  May 20, 2020,12:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control announced this morning, May 20, that the country has not reported any new Covid-19 infections in the community for 34 days.
Two flight attendants and two overseas students test positive for Covid-19
Monday,  May 18, 2020,19:26 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has just reported four more coronavirus patients, including two Vietnam Airlines flight attendants and two students flying home from the United States, taking the country’s total to 324 tonight, May 18.
Nearly 300 Vietnamese return home from Thailand
Monday,  May 18, 2020,18:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Nearly 300 Vietnamese citizens have been repatriated from Thailand today, May 18, because of the development of the coronavirus pandemic in the neighboring country.
Three more Covid-19 patients declared recovered
Monday,  May 18, 2020,16:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Three more patients receiving treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases will be declared free of Covid-19 this afternoon, May 18, taking the country’s total number of recoveries to 263, according to the hospital.
Two more fresh cases of Covid-19 reported
Sunday,  May 17, 2020,19:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Two Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Russia have been confirmed as new Covid-19 patients in Vietnam, raising the country’s total infections to 320, the Health Ministry said in a statement this evening.
Vietnam reports four new Covid-19 cases
Saturday,  May 16, 2020,19:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has announced four more coronavirus patients, who had come back to Vietnam from abroad, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 318 tonight, May 16.
One more Vietnamese returnee diagnosed with Covid-19
Saturday,  May 16, 2020,09:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported one new coronavirus patient this morning, May 16, who had returned to Vietnam from Russia, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 314.
Man returning from Dubai positive for Covid-19
Friday,  May 15, 2020,21:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam reported one new Covid-19 patient today, May 15, a 28-year-old Vietnamese man returning from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, taking the country’s tally to 313.
Vietnam’s coronavirus cases rise to 312 cases
Friday,  May 15, 2020,11:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam reported 24 new coronavirus cases today, May 15, all of whom are Vietnamese returning from Russia, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 312, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Ten Vietnamese offer to donate lungs for British pilot
Thursday,  May 14, 2020,15:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As of this morning, May 14, 10 Vietnamese people have contacted the Vietnam National Coordinating Center for Human Organ Transplantation offering to donate lungs to the critically ill 91st coronavirus case, a 43-year-old British pilot.
Vietnam records eight more recoveries from Covid-19
Thursday,  May 14, 2020,14:06 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Eight more patients will be declared free of Covid-19 today, May 14, said the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Lockdown lifted for Hanoi’s last quarantined village
Thursday,  May 14, 2020,14:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The authority of Hanoi has lifted the lockdown on Dong Cuu Village in the suburban district of Thuong Tin after a 28-day quarantine period. This is the last quarantined village in the capital city.
Vietnam ranks second for Covid-19 response
Wednesday,  May 13, 2020,17:07 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A global survey jointly conducted by Singapore’s leading social research agency Blackbox Research and Toluna showed that the Vietnamese are satisfied with their country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, bringing the country in at second place among 23 countries after China.
Vietnam flies home 340 citizens from Russia
Wednesday,  May 13, 2020,14:41 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnamese and Russian authorities have coordinated to repatriate 340 Vietnamese citizens from Moscow on May 12 and 13 on Vietnam Airlines flights.
WHO speaks highly of Vietnam’s success in containing coronavirus
Wednesday,  May 13, 2020,14:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Dr Kidong Park, the World Health Organization (WHO) representative to Vietnam, said the Vietnamese Government has adopted timely and effective coronavirus infection prevention and control measures that ensured the successful containment of the virus, adding that the organization will learn from Vietnam’s experience in handling the outbreak.
Eight more patients recover from Covid-19
Monday,  May 11, 2020,18:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Eight more patients in Vietnam have recovered from Covid-19 and been released, the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases announced today, May 11.
Doctors discuss lung transplant for Covid-19 infected British pilot
Monday,  May 11, 2020,15:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Doctors from Vietnam's top hospitals are considering moving a Covid-19-infected British pilot, who remains in critical condition, from HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases to Cho Ray Hospital, also in the city, for a possible lung transplant operation.
Vietnam Airlines brings home 343 Vietnamese from U.S.
Saturday,  May 9, 2020,12:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines brought 343 Vietnamese home from the U.S., the world’s Covid-19 epicenter, on the first-ever Vietnam-U.S. direct flight on May 8.
Vietnam has 17 new coronavirus cases, all from same flight
Thursday,  May 7, 2020,20:13 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported 17 new coronavirus cases today, May 7, all of whom are Vietnamese returning to the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu from the United Arab Emirates on flight VN0088 on May 3.
PM wants social distancing measures eased
Thursday,  May 7, 2020,16:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said he wants social distancing measures to be eased to help restore daily life as the coronavirus pandemic is under control in the country.
National Covid-19 committee proposes resuming nonessential services
Wednesday,  May 6, 2020,18:40 (GMT+7)
HCMC - At a meeting chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam this morning, May 6, the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control proposed resuming nonessential services as the pandemic is mostly contained.
Lockdown lifted on coronavirus-hit Ha Loi Village
Wednesday,  May 6, 2020,13:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Ha Loi Village in Me Linh District, Hanoi, where 13 coronavirus cases were reported, ended its 28-day lockdown at midnight today, May 6.
Nine recovered coronavirus patients in HCMC test positive again
Monday,  May 4, 2020,21:14 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Nine coronavirus patients in HCMC had tested positive for the virus again after being discharged from the hospital as of this afternoon, May 4.
Pandemic perspectives final part: Views from around the world
Monday,  May 4, 2020,16:52 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The world is under varying degrees of lockdown owing to the threat posed by Covid-19. The pandemic is currently spreading across the planet, with some countries having been given early exposure and others in the early hours of the situation.
Vietnam tests Covid-19 vaccine on mice
Monday,  May 4, 2020,12:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No.1 (VABIOTECH), under the Ministry of Health, is testing an experimental Covid-19 vaccine on mice, according to Tuoi Tre newspaper.
U.S. provides US$9.5 million to Vietnam in fight against Covid-19
Saturday,  May 2, 2020,14:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam will receive an aid package worth US$9.5 million to reduce the impact of Covid-19, including US$5 million for economic assistance funds, said the U.S. Department of State.
Vietnam has basically contained Covid-19: PM
Wednesday,  Apr 29, 2020,11:41 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Vietnam has basically successfully contained the novel coronavirus, which caused Covid-19, as the country reported no new infections in the community for 12 consecutive days at a meeting on April 28.
Vietnam masters two Covid-19 test methods
Monday,  Apr 27, 2020,18:28 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam has not only mastered the test that looks for genes present in the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, but it has also succeeded in developing quick tests, heard attendees at a meeting of the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control today, April 27.
Pandemic perspectives: View from around the world
Monday,  Apr 27, 2020,11:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The world is under varying degrees of lockdown owing to the threat posed by Covid-19. The pandemic is currently spreading across the planet, with some countries having been given early exposure and others in the early hours of the situation.
Covid-19 a wake-up call for business leaders: expert
Monday,  Apr 27, 2020,07:30 (GMT+7)
HCMC - While the Covid-19 pandemic is disruptive for most organizations and businesses across Vietnam, with a vast majority of business owners reporting drastic declines in sales over the past several weeks, an expert with an international university said the current crisis can serve as a wake-up call for business leaders. 
WHO certifies Vietnam-made Covid-19 test kits
Sunday,  Apr 26, 2020,18:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Made-in-Vietnam test kits for Covid-19 diagnosis have been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO), reported local media.
Five more Covid-19 patients make recovery
Saturday,  Apr 25, 2020,19:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Five more Covid-19 patients treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases have recovered today, April 25.
Nearly 10,000 overseas Vietnamese to return home to shun pandemic
Saturday,  Apr 25, 2020,12:24 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The health authority in HCMC has been told to be prepared to receive and quarantine an estimated 10,000 Vietnamese returnees from abroad amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Vietnam reports two new Covid-19 cases after eight days
Friday,  Apr 24, 2020,20:41 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health today, April 24, confirmed two new coronavirus cases after eight consecutive days without any new case reported.
HCMC lifts lockdown on Buddha Bar
Friday,  Apr 24, 2020,12:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The lockdown order on Thai eatery Buddha Bar in HCMC’s District 2, one of the country’s largest hotspots for the coronavirus, was lifted on April 23, stated Nguyen Phuoc Hung, chairman of the District 2 government.
HCMC's Cu Chi field hospital discharges last Covid-19 patient
Thursday,  Apr 23, 2020,20:35 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A 48-year-old man, who is linked to the Buddha Bar coronavirus cluster in HCMC, has recovered from Covid-19 and been released from a field hospital today, April 23.
HCMC stops taking test samples at airport, railway stations
Thursday,  Apr 23, 2020,15:23 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Having passed 16 days without a new patient being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in HCMC, the city’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention today, April 23, has stopped taking samples from arriving passengers at Saigon Railway Station and Tan Son Nhat International Airport for Covid-19 testing.
10+m workers in Vietnam face unemployment due to coronavirus: ILO
Thursday,  Apr 23, 2020,07:26 (GMT+7)
HCMC – The novel coronavirus pandemic will affect the livelihoods of 4.6 to 10.3 million workers in Vietnam by the end of the second quarter, whether through a decline in working hours or wages or the loss of jobs, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO).
Dong Van Township locked down over fears of coronavirus spread
Wednesday,  Apr 22, 2020,18:43 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The entire Dong Van Township in the northern province of Ha Giang has been locked down since 9 a.m. today, April 22, after a coronavirus patient said she had been in contact with multiple people.
Vietnam’s recovered Covid-19 cases rise to 222
Wednesday,  Apr 22, 2020,13:49 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Six more recovered Covid-19 patients will be discharged from hospital this afternoon, April 22, taking the country’s total number of recoveries to 222, accounting for 83% of all people diagnosed with the virus, according to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Vietnam to ease social distancing as no new Covid-19 infections reported in six days
Wednesday,  Apr 22, 2020,09:03 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam has not reported new coronavirus cases for the sixth consecutive day, and the Government is expected to relax social distancing measures that have helped contain the pandamic after a fortnight's enforcement.
Vietnam has no new coronavirus cases for fifth consecutive day
Tuesday,  Apr 21, 2020,19:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam has reported no new coronavirus infections for the fifth consecutive day today, April 21, keeping the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases unchanged at 268.
Five more Covid-19 patients discharged from hospital
Monday,  Apr 20, 2020,18:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Five more cases have recovered from Covid-19 today, April 20, of which two are foreigners, taking the country’s total number of recovered cases to 207, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Two localities reopen schools
Monday,  Apr 20, 2020,11:38 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau and the northern province of Thai Binh this morning, April 20, allowed students to return to school after the extended school break due to the coronavirus pandemic, making them the first two localities nationwide to reopen schools.
Vietnam reports no fresh Covid-19 cases for four days
Monday,  Apr 20, 2020,08:57 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The country’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases was kept unchanged at 268 as of 6.00 a.m. today, April 20, marking the fourth consecutive day without fresh cases being reported.
Vietnam sees Covid-19 abate
Friday,  Apr 17, 2020,19:59 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam has reported no new cases of coronavirus over the past 36 hours, the longest time span without new patients since March 7, keeping the country’s total confirmed cases unchanged at 268 as of 6.00 p.m. today, April 17, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Government to issue specific regulations for different Covid-19 risk groups
Friday,  Apr 17, 2020,18:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Government will issue specific regulations related to coronavirus infection prevention and control for low-, medium- and high-risk localities, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting this afternoon, April 17.
74% of Vietnam’s Covid-19 cases recover
Friday,  Apr 17, 2020,18:34 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Twenty-one more coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital today, April 17, taking Vietnam’s total number of recovered cases to 198, making up 74% of the country’s infection tally, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Five more patients declared free of Covid-19
Thursday,  Apr 16, 2020,19:26 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has announced the full recovery of two coronavirus patients being treated at field hospital No. 2 in Quang Ninh Province and three others in Ha Nam Province, taking the country’s total number of recovered cases to 176 this afternoon, April 16.
Vietnam has one more Covid-19 case this morning
Thursday,  Apr 16, 2020,08:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 16-year-old girl who lives in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the nation’s total number of confirmed cases to 268 this morning, April 16.
Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 cases this evening
Wednesday,  Apr 15, 2020,20:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam’s cumulative number of Covid-19 cases still stays at 267, without any fresh cases being reported this evening, April 15, according to the Health Ministry.
HCMC, Hanoi extend social distancing to April 22
Wednesday,  Apr 15, 2020,18:27 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to extend social distancing in HCMC, Hanoi and 10 other localities that are at high risk of coronavirus upsurge until April 22 at a meeting this afternoon, April 15.
Two more Covid-19 patients recover
Wednesday,  Apr 15, 2020,17:36 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Two hospitals in HCMC and Can Tho City have announced that two coronavirus patients, a local man and a Briton, have made a full recovery, raising Vietnam’s total number of recovered cases to 171 as of this afternoon, April 15.
93 Vietnamese arrive home from UK
Wednesday,  Apr 15, 2020,14:20 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Vietnam Airlines brought home 93 Vietnamese nationals from the United Kingdom early this morning.
One more Covid-19 case confirmed in Hanoi
Wednesday,  Apr 15, 2020,08:53 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported one new coronavirus patient linked to the Ha Loi Hamlet cluster, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 267 as of this morning, April 15.
Vietnam’s recovered cases of Covid-19 increase to 169
Tuesday,  Apr 14, 2020,19:46 (GMT+7)
 
Vietnam reports new case of Covid-19 linked to Bach Mai Hospital
Tuesday,  Apr 14, 2020,18:51 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 36-year-old female resident of Hanoi City’s Thuong Tin District has tested positive for the coronavirus, taking the country's total to 266 as of tonight, April 14, according to the Ministry of Health.
Elderly British patient of Covid-19 discharged from Hanoi hospital
Tuesday,  Apr 14, 2020,14:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A 74-year-old British man, who was in critical condition after contracting the coronavirus, has made a full recovery, according to the Ministry of Health.
Coronavirus cases edge up to 265
Monday,  Apr 13, 2020,21:29 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health today, April 13, announced three new coronavirus cases, taking to 265 to the country’s total number of confirmed cases.
Eight localities want social distancing extended until end-April
Monday,  Apr 13, 2020,19:45 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Eight localities, including HCMC, have proposed extending social distancing until the end of April, according to a survey announced by Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long at a web meeting this afternoon, April 13.
One more patient recovers from Covid-19
Monday,  Apr 13, 2020,18:39 (GMT+7)
HCMC - A coronavirus patient under treatment at Bac Lieu General Hospital in the Mekong Delta was discharged from the hospital today, April 13, raising the country’s total number of recovered cases to 145.
Vietnam Covid-19 cases rise to 260
Sunday,  Apr 12, 2020,20:05 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health today, April 12, announced two more cases of Covid-19 in Ha Loi Hamlet, Me Linh District, Hanoi City, taking to 260 the nation’s total number of confirmed cases.
HCMC proposes closing company with 70,000 workers in three days
Sunday,  Apr 12, 2020,11:19 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The HCMC government has sent a document to the prime minister asking for permission to close PouYuen Vietnam Co Ltd, which has some 70,000 workers, from April 13 to 15 over fears of coronavirus infection.
Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 cases this morning
Sunday,  Apr 12, 2020,08:41 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health reported no new cases of coronavirus infections this morning, April 12, keeping the country’s total confirmed cases unchanged at 258, with 144 of them having recovered and been released from hospital and 25 others testing negative for the virus once or twice.
Vietnam reports one new coronavirus infection today
Saturday,  Apr 11, 2020,20:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health today, April 11, reported one new coronavirus infection, taking to 258 the country’s cumulative total number of confirmed cases.
Vietnam reports no new coronavirus cases this morning
Saturday,  Apr 11, 2020,12:55 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam reported no new Covid-19 patients as of 6.00 a.m. this morning, April 11, keeping the country’s total number of patients with infections at 257, with 144 of them having made a full recovery and been released from hospital.
Two new Covid-19 cases confirmed
Friday,  Apr 10, 2020,20:10 (GMT+7)
HCMC – A Vietnamese citizen who returned from abroad and a local girl have been confirmed as the two latest cases of Covid-19 in Vietnam this evening, taking the nation’s cumulative total number of confirmed cases to 257.
HCMC to intensify enforcement of social distancing rules
Friday,  Apr 10, 2020,17:56 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The authority of HCMC will step up patrols to enforce social distancing rules and penalize people who flout the rules by not wearing face masks or not keeping a minimum distance of two meters from one another, heard attendees at a web conference on April 9.
Vietnam, U.S. collaborate to produce coronavirus protective gear
Friday,  Apr 10, 2020,14:02 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The United States is collaborating with Vietnamese partners to produce coronavirus protective gear and face masks and is seeking to transfer ventilator manufacturing technology to Vietnam, stated Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at a regular press meeting on April 9.
14 more Covid-19 patients expected to leave hospital today
Friday,  Apr 10, 2020,12:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC – As many as 14 patients who have recovered from  Covid-19  are expected to be discharged from hospital today, April 10, while no new cases were found this morning, stated the Health Ministry.
PM signs VND62t aid package for coronavirus-hit people
Friday,  Apr 10, 2020,11:37 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday, April 9, signed a VND62 trillion (US$2.65 billion) aid package to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.
Vietnam reports four new Covid-19 infections today
Thursday,  Apr 9, 2020,19:42 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has just reported four more coronavirus cases, with two of them in close contact with the 243rd case, raising the country’s cumulative total number of confirmed cases to 255 today, April 9.
Two more coronavirus patients discharged from hospital in HCMC
Thursday,  Apr 9, 2020,16:44 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Two more cases of coronavirus were released from the coronavirus treatment hospital in HCMC’s outlying district of Can Gio this morning, April 9, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
Half Vietnam’s Covid-19 patients discharged, no fresh cases reported
Thursday,  Apr 9, 2020,11:43 (GMT+7)
HCMC - Vietnam has not recorded any new cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, keeping the country’s tally unchanged at 251 . Of this, 126 patients have recovered and been released from hospital, stated the Health Ministry.
Four more cases declared free of Covid-19
Wednesday,  Apr 8, 2020,17:46 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has announced the recovery of four more patients under treatment at HCMC-based hospitals, with three of them linked to the Buddha Bar cluster in District 2, raising the country’s number of recovered cases to 126 this afternoon, April 8.
Vietnam’s coronavirus cases hit 251
Wednesday,  Apr 8, 2020,09:15 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The Ministry of Health has just confirmed two more cases of coronavirus, including one having close contact with the 243rd patient in Hanoi City’s Me Linh District, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 251 as of this morning, April 8.
Four fresh cases of Covid-19 confirmed
Tuesday,  Apr 7, 2020,21:32 (GMT+7)
HCMC – Four Vietnamese people, including three returnees from overseas and a HCMC resident, have been confirmed as the four new Covid-19 patients in Vietnam, raising the nation’s tally to 249 as of this evening, April 7.
27 more patients recover from Covid-19 today
Tuesday,  Apr 7, 2020,16:48 (GMT+7)
HCMC - The national steering committee for coronavirus infection prevention and control said that 27 more coronavirus patients were discharged from hospitals today, April 7, taking the country’s total number of recovered cases to 122.