Vietnam remains free of new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 21 morning

Updated at 15:31:02 09/21/2020 (Views: 11)

Without new cases of COVID-19 to report on September 21 morning, the number of infections in Vietnam stays unchanged, at 1,068.

  • No new COVID-19 infections in community for two weeks

    Updated at 16:15:48 09/17/2020 (Views: 22)

    Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases on September 16, marking two weeks in a row without infections in the community since the latest outbreak hit central Da Nang city on July 25, according the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • Binh Thuan: 85.8% population covered by health insurance

    Updated at 10:11:30 09/17/2020 (Views: 16)

    BTO - According to statistics from Vietnam Social Security-Binh Thuan Branch updated on August 31, health insurance coverage of Binh Thuan reached 85.8% of the province’s population (including 70,646 Binh Thuan people who are living and studying outside the province).

  • Vietnam confirms three more imported COVID-19 cases

    Updated at 16:12:57 09/14/2020 (Views: 24)

    Vietnam on September 13 evening confirmed three more imported COVID-19 cases who were put under quarantine in the central province of Phu Yen following their arrival.

  • Grassroots healthcare clinics to be upgraded

    Updated at 14:57:00 09/10/2020 (Views: 27)

    Vietnam is one of the few countries with a complete healthcare network which had been widely expanded to villages to provide primary treatment to local people, Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen has said.

  • Vietnam confirms five imported COVID-19 cases

    Updated at 14:40:09 09/10/2020 (Views: 22)

    Vietnam confirmed five new imported COVID-19 cases on September 9 evening, according to the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • Pay-to-stay Covid-19 quarantine facilities ready to serve

    Updated at 16:21:36 09/09/2020 (Views: 24)

    BTO – Since early July, the steering committee of Covid-19 Prevention and Control has called upon the tourist accommodations across the province to take part in the form of pay-to-stay service quarantine facilities. 

  • PM orders higher COVID-19 testing capacity

    Updated at 10:03:07 08/22/2020 (Views: 46)

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed on the increase of testing capacity with simple procedures, during a cabinet meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control held on August 21.

  • Health ministry launches mini game on COVID-19

    Updated at 10:31:41 08/19/2020 (Views: 40)

    The Ministry of Health on August 18 launched a mini game through its Lotus fan page, to raise public awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • No new COVID-19 cases reported on August 19 morning

    Updated at 10:28:20 08/19/2020 (Views: 42)

    No new COVID-19 cases were recorded from 6pm on August 18 to 6am on August 19, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • Another five COVID-19 patients in Da Nang recover

    Updated at 15:50:27 08/14/2020 (Views: 42)

    Five COVID-19 patients in the central city of Da Nang were declared to have fully recovered on August 14.

  • Binh Thuan goes 153 straight days without new Covid-19 cases

    Updated at 10:32:57 08/14/2020 (Views: 47)

    BTO - According to official data updated at 4 PM on August 13 of the Provincial Steering Committee for Covid-19 prevention and control, Binh Thuan has gone through 153 consecutive days with no new Covid-19 cases.

  • Vingroup produces ventilator components for Medtronic

    Updated at 15:14:00 08/13/2020 (Views: 50)

    VinSmart Research and Manufacturer Joint Stock Company (a member of the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup) announced a strategic cooperation agreement with Medtronic PLC on August 12 on the production of components for Medtronic ventilators.

  • Lockdowned hospital in Da Nang reopens after two weeks

    Updated at 09:57:28 08/10/2020 (Views: 54)

    A hospital linked to the latest COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam's central region has reopened to the public, two weeks after it was placed under strict lockdown.

  • Recovered COVID-19 patients urged to donate plasma

    Updated at 15:14:30 08/07/2020 (Views: 47)

    The National Hospital for Tropical Diseases has called on recovered COVID-19 patients to donate their plasma, which would be used to treat the critically ill.

  • Two new COVID-19 cases linked to Da Nang outbreak

    Updated at 16:47:38 08/05/2020 (Views: 48)

    Vietnam reported two COVID-19 cases on August 5 morning, both linked to the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • All COVID-19 patients returning from Equatorial Guinea show health improvements

    Updated at 16:46:31 08/05/2020 (Views: 61)

    All 20 COVID-19 patients returning from Equatorial Guinea are now in good health, said deputy director of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases Nguyen Trung Cap on August 3.

  • Medical staff sent to central region hospitals to treat COVID-19 cases

    Updated at 09:14:12 08/04/2020 (Views: 46)

    The Health Ministry has asked five hospitals to send experts to the Quang Nam Central General Hospital and the Hue Central General Hospital to provide support in the treatment of serious COVID-19 cases.

  • 45 COVID-19 infections detected in Da Nang on July 31 morning

    Updated at 10:38:02 07/31/2020 (Views: 60)

    The number of people who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 which causes the COVID-19 in Vietnam has exceeded the 500 mark, after 45 new community transmissions were reported in the central city of Da Nang, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on July 31 morning.

  • Cancer - second leading cause of death in Vietnam

    Updated at 14:29:01 07/30/2020 (Views: 54)

    Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Vietnam, accounting for 17.9 percent and 19.9 percent of total deaths caused by diseases in the country in 2010 and 2017, respectively.

  • Vietnam records 11 new community COVID-19 infections on July 27 evening

    Updated at 09:16:25 07/28/2020 (Views: 54)

    Vietnam recorded an additional 11 COVID-19 cases connected to Da Nang Hospital on July 27 evening, raising the country’s total infections to 431, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • Da Nang to apply social distancing in six districts from July 28

    Updated at 09:13:22 07/28/2020 (Views: 62)

    The central city of Da Nang will apply social distancing measures from 0:00am on July 28 in six districts namely Hai Chau, Thanh Khe, Son Tra, Ngu Hanh Son, Cam Le and Lien Chieu, and the lockdown measure for the C Hospital, the Da Nang Orthopaedics and Rehabiliation Hospital, and the Da Nang Hospital as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

  • Another COVID-19 case confirmed in Da Nang

    Updated at 10:22:41 07/26/2020 (Views: 66)

    Another case of COVID-19 was recorded in the central city of Da Nang, raising the total of coronavirus infections in the country to 418, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on July 26 morning.

  • Binh Thuan: 5 luxury resorts approved for Covid-19 quarantine facilities

    Updated at 15:23:53 07/21/2020 (Views: 75)

    BTO – Five luxury resorts in Ham Tien – Phan Thiet have been agreed to be used as quarantine faculties for people who are at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and voluntarily pay the quarantine fees.

  • Vietnam reports no COVID-19 infections in community for three months

    Updated at 15:50:12 07/15/2020 (Views: 69)

    The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported on July 15 morning that Vietnam has gone through 90 straight days without any COVID-19 infections in community.

  • Vietnam invited to join in SARS-CoV-2 vaccine production

    Updated at 15:14:58 07/01/2020 (Views: 166)

    World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Vietnam Kidong Park has said the Vaccine Alliance wants to invite Vietnam to join in research and production of vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.

  • Two more imported COVID-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam

    Updated at 09:41:59 06/28/2020 (Views: 66)

    Vietnam recorded two more imported COVID-19 cases on June 27 evening, raising the total number of infections in the country to 355, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • Vietnam clear of COVID-19 community infections for 70 days

    Updated at 10:32:57 06/25/2020 (Views: 73)

    No new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on June 25 morning, marking 70 straight days that Vietnam has gone without community transmissions, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • Hospitals join national distance healthcare network

    Updated at 14:36:30 06/24/2020 (Views: 85)

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has approved the list of 24 central and key hospitals eligible to join the national network for remote medical examination and treatment.

  • Vietnam goes through 69 days without new COVID-19 community cases

    Updated at 09:30:31 06/24/2020 (Views: 76)

    Vietnam went through 69 days recording no COVID-19 infections in the community as of 6 am on June 24, reported the the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

  • HCM City leader visits medical staff, foreign COVID-19 patient

    Updated at 09:38:30 06/18/2020 (Views: 80)

    Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on June 17 visited medical staff working at Cho Ray Hospital and Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the city, and the foreign COVID-19 patient who is now being treated at Cho Ray hospital.