COVID-19 response drill organised

The Military Zone 7 High Command held a drill in response to the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in order to make it well-prepared and ready... Read more »

Army facilities capable of accommodating 30,000 people in quarantine: Deputy health minister

Army barracks and military schools in the country can serve the quarantine of up to 30,000 people, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said, adding that strict quarantine is very... Read more »

Vietnam successfully produces SARS-CoV-2 test kit

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology’s Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) announced on March 3 that it has successfully produced a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) test kit, with a test time... Read more »

Vietnam temporarily suspends visa-free entry for Italians: Deputy PM

Vietnam will unilaterally stop granting visa-free entry to all Italian citizens from 0:00 am on March 3, amid fears over the spread of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) epidemic as the... Read more »

Quarantine – top solution to prevent COVID-19: Hanoi leader

Quarantine is still the top solution to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes the COVID-19, according to Secretary of Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue. Read more »

Localities asked to keep quarantining people from some coronavirus-hit countries

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on February 29 continued to urge localities nationwide to push ahead with quarantining people from some countries hit by COVID-19, given high risk of recording... Read more »

Travellers from Iran, Italy required to fill medical declarations

The Health Ministry said on February 29 that it has sent dispatch No.987/BYT-DP to People’s Committees of cities and provinces informing them on the requirement for medical declaration for travellers... Read more »

Vietnamese citizen infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus in RoK

A Vietnamese citizen has been confirmed to be infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus in Daegu city, one of the two epicenters of COVID-19 outbreak in the Republic of Korea (RoK). Read more »

NGO, Australian man support newborn care in Yen Bai

Non-governmental organisation VinaCapital Foundation and an Australian sponsor on February 28 presented medical equipment worth nearly 250 million VND (10,600 USD) to the healthcare centre of Van Yen district in... Read more »

Vietnam-Germany Hospital launches two modern operating rooms

Two high-quality operating rooms were launched on February 27 by the Viet Duc (Vietnam-Germany) Friendship Hospital. Read more »

Training course on COVID-19 prevention in hospital held in Hanoi

A training course on preventing the spread of COVID-19 at medical facilities is taking place in Hanoi from February 27-28, bringing together nearly 150 attendees from hospitals nationwide. Read more »

PM urges strict concentrated quarantine to prevent COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the drastic implementation of concentrated quarantine in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Read more »