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Vietnam goes through 45 days without community infections
According to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on early May 31st, no new COVID-19 case was recorded in Vietnam overnight, leaving the total at 328. Vietnam has gone through 45 days in a row without community transmission.
Ho Chi Minh City-based universities want to reopen on March 16th
10:27 08/03/2020
Heads of many universities in Ho Chi Minh City, especially medical and pharmacy, on March 6 sought the People’s Committee’s approval to reopen on March 16th after six weeks of closure due to COVID-19 epidemic.
Urgent measures requested to contain spread of COVID-19 in Hanoi
10:21 08/03/2020
The national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control has sent an urgent official dispatch to the Ministries of Public Security and Transport, and the People’s Committee of Hanoi, asking them to investigate and deal with any possible outbreaks related to a newly confirmed patient in the city.
Vietnam detects one new case of COVD-19
09:56 07/03/2020
The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology reported a case testing positive to COVID-19 at 21:30 on March 6th, the Health Ministry said late the same day.
COVID-19 quick test kits to be manufactured
10:49 06/03/2020
Research on a test kit for early COVID-19 discovery has been successful, the Ministry of Science and Technology said on March 5th.
Vietnamese university up 100 places in QS rankings
16:18 05/03/2020
The Hanoi University of Science and Technology of Vietnam ranked 351st-400th in engineering - mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing group, and 451st-500th in computer science and information systems group, up 50 - 100 places from 2019.
Vietnam successfully produces SARS-CoV-2 test kit
09:04 04/03/2020
The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology’s Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) announced on March 3rd that it has successfully produced a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) test kit, with a test time of 80 minutes since the RNA sample is collected.
Six units of Vietnam capable to test SARS-CoV-2
15:32 28/02/2020
The Hue Central Hospital and the Ho Chi Minh city Hospital of Tropical Diseases were allowed by the Ministry of Health on February 26th to perform tests for SARS-CoV-2 that causes the ravaging acute respiratory disease (COVID-19).
Khanh Hoa announces it is free of Covid-19
16:28 27/02/2020
The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 26th issued a decision announcing that the central province of Khanh Hoa is free of Covid-19 as it has not reported any new cases for over 30 days.
Vietnam successfully performs world's first limb transplant from live donor
10:02 25/02/2020
Vietnam has successfully conducted the world's first limb transplant from a live donor, Central Military Hospital 108 announced on February 24th.