The editorial board of Viet Nam News, the English-language newspaper of the official Vietnam News Agency, has announced it will suspend its daily print edition for 16 days after a reporter in Hanoi had been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Vietnam, the world’s third-largest rice exporter, has not yet lifted the ban on new rice export contracts, traders said on Monday, adding that they expect the government to remove the suspension this week and also impose a quota.
All schools in Ho Chi Minh City will remain closed until at least April 19 as the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic has not been subdued.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on Sunday announced that four more COVID-19 patients had been discharged from hospital after recovery in the country, which has seen 25 cases cured so far.
Vietnam’s prime minister on Monday (March 30) asked major cities to prepare for possible lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases in the South-east Asian country almost reached 200.
Vietnam officials ordered one of the nation’s largest medical centres to be locked down and demanded thousands of employees and people who recently visited Hanoi’s Bach Mai Hospital be tested for Covid-19 after nurses and food workers contracted the disease.
The coronavirus outbreak provides a unique opportunity for the Communist Party of Vietnam to strengthen its legitimacy.
Vietnam has not been immune from the issue of imported coronavirus cases.
Vietnam’s health ministry reported an additional 11 coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the total number in the Southeast Asian country to 174.
A densely populated neighbor of China, Vietnam has a weak health care system and a low budget for combating the coronavirus. So how has it managed to keep its COVID-19 infection rate so low ?
Vietnam’s General Department of State Reserves plans to have 190,000 tons of rice in storage by June 15 to ensure the country has enough food amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, the finance ministry said on its website.
Vietnam will limit domestic flights and stop public gatherings for two weeks from Saturday in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the government said in a statement on Friday.
Vietnam has over 22,000 people in government-run Covid-19 quarantine facilities, and over 30,000 in home quarantine
Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on Thursday (March 26) morning confirmed seven new cases of Covid-19 infection, bringing the total in the country to 148.
In cooperation with the Czech Embassy in Vietnam, on 25 March, Bamboo Airways operates a humanitarian charter flight from Hanoi to Prague – the capital city of the Czech Republic to repatriate European citizens.
Vietnam Health Ministry Reports Rise in Coronavirus Cases to 134 – The New York Times Vietnam’s health ministry reported an additional 11 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the Southeast Asian country’s tally to 134, though it reported no deaths.
Restaurants in Vietnam’s business hub, Ho Chi Minh City, must close until March 31 to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, the city’s ruling body said on Tuesday.
Hanoi mobilises limited resources by focusing on quarantines and contact tracing
The Vietnamese government on Sunday (March 22) has approved a ban on all foreigners entering the country in a bid to slow the spread of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
In Vietnam, 645 people were suspected to have Covid-19 as of Sunday night, the highest number since the outbreak began.
Laos authorities have confirmed that the Lao Bao-Dansavan International Checkpoint between Vietnam and Laos in Savannakhet province is open despite fears of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Five people in Saigon, including two British men, have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, raising the total in the country to 99, the Health Ministry confirmed Sunday.
A 21-year-old Vietnamese student from France has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s Covid-19 tally to 92.
Ruling Communist Party has earned local and foreign plaudits for its firm if not heavy-handed Covid-19 containment measures
Vietnam will extend a quarantine regime for incoming travellers, placing all international arrivals in adapted military bases from March 21 to curb the spread of the coronavirus, its health ministry said on Friday.
Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, has advised its residents to self-isolate at home until at least the end of March, after Vietnam recorded the biggest daily increase of the coronavirus, the city’s ruling body said on Thursday.