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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.
Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases in community for 16 days, total remains at 270
11:07 02/05/2020
Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the community over the past 16 consecutive days, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said on May 2nd morning.
Vietnam continues COVID-19 prevention rules during national holidays
12:04 30/04/2020
Measures to ensure safety during the upcoming holidays on the occasion of the National Reunification Day (April 30th) and the International Labour Day (May 1st) were discussed at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on April 29th.
HCM City funds construction of medical station in Truong Sa archipelago
12:04 30/04/2020
The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on April 29 handed over 30 billion VND (1.27 million USD) in donations from local people and soldiers to help build a medical station on Nam Yet Island in Truong Sa archipelago.
HCM City schools to reopen from May 4, entertainment facilities remain closed
12:03 30/04/2020
Schools across Ho Chi Minh City will welcome students back starting from May 4th after a three-and-a-half month break, while beauty spas and entertainment facilities will remain in shutdown.
Vietnam records no new COVID-19 cases in community for 14 days
12:03 30/04/2020
Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on April 30th morning, marking 14 days in a row the country has recorded no infections in the community.
VKEIA presents medical equipment for COVID-19 prevention and control
10:01 27/04/2020
(CPV) - Vietnam - Korea Experts and Intellectuals Association (VKEIA) has presented 3,000 masks and 244 NanoCareVN hand sanitizers to National Hospital of Endocrinology.
WHO, UK certify Vietnam’s COVID-19 test kit
23:55 26/04/2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO)'s medical product evaluation agency has sent a letter informing the certification of the SARS-CoV-2 testing kit LightPower iVA SARS-CoV-2 1st RT-rPCR, which was jointly produced by Vietnam Military Medical University and Viet A Company.
Number of COVID-19 cases remains unchanged over last two days
23:44 26/04/2020
The number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam still stood at 270 as of 6pm of April 26th with no new infections reported over the last couple of days, according to the national steering committee of COVID-19 prevention and control.
UK newspaper highlights Vietnam’s contact-tracing strategy against COVID-19
10:55 26/04/2020
UK-based Telegraph called Vietnam “an under-reported success story of the pandemic” in an article published on April 23rd, given that the country had reported, by that time, just 268 cases and zero deaths.