To meet the rising demand, three field hospitals with total capacity of more than 2,000 beds have been built in Hai Duong.
With the newly-infected cases, Vietnam’s tally reaches 1,976 and the death remains 35.
Top government officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam and Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long have worked with local authorities to seek solutions preventing the outbreak of Covid-19. Meanwhile, health experts have come to the affected areas to support localities in quarantine, testing, and treatment.
All efforts are aimed to curb the pandemic under control as soon as possible as the country’s biggest holiday – Tet or the Lunar New Year – is approaching. Before the holiday, demand for traveling surges, posing threats to Covid-19 transmission.