Vietnam records six imported COVID-19 cases on March 5 afternoon

Vietnam reported six new COVID-19 cases, all imported, in the past 12 hours to 6:00 pm on March 5, raising the national tally to 2,494 with 1,572 domestically-transmitted cases, according... Read more »

Hanoi, HCMC mandate self-isolation for people from Hai Duong outbreak areas

Those entering Hanoi and HCMC from areas in Hai Duong experiencing Covid-19 outbreaks starting Wednesday must self-isolate for 14 days, the cities requested. Read more »

No new COVID-19 case reported on March 2 afternoon

No new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Vietnam in the past 12 hours to 6pm on March 2, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Read more »

Mekong Delta provinces step up COVID preventive measures

Mekong Delta provinces are tightening preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, especially along land borders and coastal entry points, after two new cases were reported in the region. Read more »

What afforded the coronavirus its Hai Duong foothold

Factors allowing Covid-19 to persist in Hai Duong include late detection, dense population and variant-driven high infectivity. Read more »

Vietnam has no COVID-19 case to report on February 28 morning

Vietnam saw no new COVID-19 case over the past 12 hours to 6am February 28, making the national tally unchanged at 2,432, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19... Read more »

Six COVID-19 cases reported on February 27

Six COVID-19 cases were detected over the past 12 hours to 6pm February 27, raising the national tally to 2,432, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and... Read more »

Binh Phuoc arrests five illegal Chinese immigrants

The border guard force in the southern province of Binh Phuoc on February 24 arrested five Chinese nationals who illegally entered Vietnam and had intention to escape to another... Read more »

HCMC quarantines people coming from Hai Phong’s Covid-19 affected areas

HCMC quarantines people coming from Hai Phong's Covid-19 affected areas Read more »

Localities tighten COVID-19 measures as more new cases detected

Hai Phong city will raise COVID-19 prevention and control to a higher level after recording new COVID-19 infections, according to Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Van Tung at... Read more »

15 new COVID-19 cases, 90 recoveries reported, all in Hai Duong

Vietnam logged 15 new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6pm on February 21, all in Hai Duong - the country's current largest hotspot, according to the... Read more »

Vietnam records no new COVID-19 case Sunday morning

Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 infection from 6 pm Saturday to 6 am Sunday, with its total confirmed cases standing at 2,368 with 35 deaths related to the disease so... Read more »

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases on early February 21

Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report in the past 12 hours to 6am of February 21, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Read more »

Two Chinese flee quarantine center in southern Vietnamese province

Authorities in Di An City in the southern province of Binh Duong are searching for two Chinese nationals, who escaped from a centralized quarantine center when they had yet to... Read more »

Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report on Feb. 20 morning

Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report in the past 12 hours to 6am of February 20, while the number of recoveries is 1,627, according to the National Steering... Read more »

No end to Vietnam’s coronavirus fight within first six months: health ministry

Vietnam's Covid-19 fight won't end within the first six months, or even for the entire year, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said Friday. Read more »

Ho Chi Minh City quarantines all people from Vietnam’s COVID-19 epicenters

The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC) on Thursday required that all people who have arrived in the city from Hai Duong Province since February 3, Vietnam’s... Read more »

HCM City uses university dormitories as quarantine facilities

All staff and passengers at Miền Đông Bus Station in Bình Thạnh District are asked to fill out health declaration forms and give samples for coronavirus testing. VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh... Read more »

COVID-19 tally increases to 2,347 with 18 new cases in Hai Duong on February 18

Eighteen cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the past 12 hours to 6pm on February 18, all in the northern province of Hai Duong, according to the National Steering Committee... Read more »

Khanh Hoa Province in Vietnam quarantines all people from COVID-19 epicenter

Authorities in the south-central Vietnamese province of Khanh Hoa, home to the tourist hotspot of Nha Trang City, decided to quarantine all people coming from the epicenter of northern Hai Duong Province... Read more »

Hanoi suspends clinic Japanese expert visited before dying with COVID-19

The Hanoi Department of Health has suspended a clinic where a Japanese expert visited before dying with COVID-19 last week. The suspension was imposed on Raffles Medical Hanoi at 51... Read more »

Forty cases of COVID-19 reported late February 16

Forty COVID-19 cases were confirmed during the past 12 hours to 6pm on February 16, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Read more »

COVID-19 infection crosses 109.6 million globally

COVID-19 infection has crossed 109.6 million globally by Tuesday noon with 2.41 million deaths. Read more »

Two COVID-19 cases reported early February 16

Two cases of COVID-19 were detected in the past 12 hours to 6am February 16, raising the national count to 2,271, of which 1,372 were locally transmitted, according to the... Read more »

Forty COVID-19 cases logged on February 15

In the past 12 hours to 6pm on February 15, 40 cases of COVID-19 were recorded, raising the national count to 2,269, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19... Read more »

Vietnam records two more COVID-19 cases on February 12 afternoon

In the past 12 hours to 6pm on February 12, Vietnam recorded two more cases of COVID-19, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Read more »

HCMC residents to be isolated in other localities over Covid-19

At least three localities in northern and central Vietnam will isolate people from HCMC for 14-21 days as a Covid-19 containment attempt. Read more »

16 new COVID-19 infections announced on Tuesday evening, including a six-year-old girl

Field hospital for COVID-19 treatment in the northern province of Hải Dương, which has since January 27 recorded over 300 community cases. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Sixteen new... Read more »

Quang Ninh has COVID-19 under control

Quang Ninh province said Monday it has controlled its recent COVID-19 outbreak and plans to relax its quarantine restrictions to allow people to celebrate the Lunar New Year if they... Read more »

Vietnamese man fined $873 for escaping from quarantine camp

Authorities in the northern Vietnamese province of Hai Duong have imposed a VND20 million (US$873) fine upon a man for escaping from a local quarantine camp. Dam Van Hop, 44,... Read more »

Airports nationwide on ‘highest alert’ following 30 new local COVID cases linked to HCM City airport

Passengers check-in at the domestic terminal at Tân Sơn Nhất international airport in HCM City last weekend. VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp HCM CITY — Airport authorities across Việt Nam... Read more »

Hà Nội logs four new COVID-19 community cases

The Garden Hill apartment building, No.99 Trần Bình Street, Nam Từ Liêm District, in lockdown after three cases of COVID-19 were recorded on Monday. — Photo vov.vn HÀ NỘI —... Read more »

Viet Nam tops 2,000 COVID-19 cases

The construction of the third field hospital covering 5,000sq.m was completed in Hải Dương on Sunday to treat COVID-19 patients as more community cases are detected. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ... Read more »

16 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 12 hours

Vietnam detected 16 cases of COVID-19 in the community over the past 12 hours to 18:00 on February 7, bringing the national count to 2,001, according to the National Steering... Read more »

Vietnam records four COVID-19 case on February 7 morning

Vietnam recorded four locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours as of 6am on February 7, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Read more »

Driver for four quarantine fugitives caught in Ho Chi Minh City

A driver for four Chinese nationals who escaped a quarantine center in the central province Quang Tri earlier this month was discovered in Ho Chi Minh City. Tran Xuan Thanh,... Read more »

We have to act faster than the spread of the virus: Health official

Health workers in full protective suits collect nasal-throat samples from local residents of Kinh Môn township, the northern province of Hải Dương, to test for COVID-19 on January 1, 2021.... Read more »

Local COVID-19 infections spread to 12 provinces, cities in Vietnam

Twelve provinces and cities in Vietnam have recorded local coronavirus infections since last week when a new wave struck the Southeast Asian country. The Ministry of Health announced 19 domestically-transmitted... Read more »

10,000 people quarantined for 15 days over one COVID-19 case in Vietnam

Approximately 10,000 people are spending the rest of their 15-day quarantine in locked-down areas in the southern Vietnamese province of Binh Duong after a university student was confirmed as a COVID-19 patient.... Read more »

Vietnam detects 46 local coronavirus infections in Hanoi, four other provinces

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health confirmed 46 domestically-transmitted coronavirus cases on Thursday, with most logged in a hotbed in the northern region. Thirty-eight of the local infections were documented in Hai... Read more »