At the event (Photo: VNA)

In the context of complicated developments of the pandemic, the Vietnamese Embassy hopes to ease difficulties facing Vietnamese people in the country, especially business households, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to the Czech Republic Thai Xuan Dung.

The ambassador advised the Vietnamese community to continue applying preventive measures against COVID-19 pandemic, while strictly follow regulations in the host country in the field such as wearing face masks and protecting their health.

Mr. Hoang Van Phu, an overseas Vietnamese from Tachov, highly valued the gifts, which show the attention of the homeland to overseas Vietnamese.

The face masks, part of medical equipment provided by the State Commission for Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) to support Vietnamese community in Central and Eastern European countries, were given to people in crowded places with high risk of COVID-19 infection such as Sapa Trade Centre in Prague and trade centres in border areas of Tachov and Folmava.

According to the Health Ministry of the Czech Republic, the country reports over 28,000 COVID-19 cases, including more than 400 deaths. Over 18,000 patients have recovered./.