COVID-19: British pilot declared virus free

At a national consultation on July 3, leading Vietnamese health specialists agreed that the British citizen has met conditions for a long flight from Vietnam to the UK. He will be accompanied by a group of experienced Vietnamese doctors on the way back to the UK.

No new COVID-19 cases on July 7

Hanoi (VNA) – No new case of COVID-19 was reported during the past 12 hours to 6pm on July 7, with the total cases remaining at 369, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control. Among the 369 confirmed cases so far, 229 were imported and put in quarantined immediately after arrival. […]

Hanh Phuc International Hospital joins hand in COVID-19 fight

Le Thi Thu Thao, chief medical officer and chairman of the Medical Council of the hospital Hanh Phuc Hostpital has established the COVID-19 Management Committee, Steering Committee and Rapid Response Team to respond to any development of the outbreak. The Committee holds meetings once a week and separate meetings to update staff on the situation […]

Zero coronavirus patients in community with 298 recoveries

Vietnam has not allowed entry for foreign citizens since March 22 except diplomatic and official passport holders and business managers, experts and high-skilled workers. All are subject to a mandatory 14- day quarantine period immediately after their arrival.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 22

Giau highlighted the message from the President of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) 2020 Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in her letter sent to heads of AIPA members on March 30, which called on AIPA member states to be more active in partnering with governments in their fight against COVID-19 through upholding the role of parliaments […]

Vietnamese peacekeepers’ anti-COVID-19 activities reviewed

During the situation, under the direction of the MND’s Steering Committee on Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations and MND’s affiliated units, the L2FH Rotation 2 has actively taken measures to prevent and control the pandemic, as well as ensure security and safety for troops. Accordingly, positive COVID-19 patients were diagnosed, immediately quarantined, and received […]

Vietnam clear of COVID-19 community infections for 51 straight days

Foreign experts fill in medical declaration forms and have body temperature checked before undergoing quarantine at a hotel. (Photo for illustration) A total of 9,088 people are under medical monitoring or quarantine, with 72 at hospitals, 7,150 at other centralized facilities and 1,866 at home.

Vietnam goes through 50 days without local transmission of COVID-19

Vietnam has no COVID-19 cases to report on June 5 morning. (Photo for illustration: Among the total 328 cases, 188 were imported and quarantined right upon arrival.

Vietnam clear of COVID-19 community infections for 65 straight days

A total of 10,500 people in close contact with infected people or returning from pandemic-hit countries are under medical monitoring or quarantine, including 162 at hospitals, 9,387 at State-designated facilities, and 952 at home.