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COVID-19: 2 more cases reported, Vietnam has 964 cases

COVID-19: 2 more cases reported, Vietnam has 964 cases

VOV.VN - Two more locally transmitted coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Vietnam during the past 12 hours, bringing the country’s tally of COVID-19 infections to 964. So far 24 fatalities have been reported.

Da Nang considers home quarantine for COVID-19 patients

Da Nang considers home quarantine for COVID-19 patients

VOV.VN - As the country’s latest COVID-19 hotspot, Da Nang city is considering implementing a home quarantine on individuals in the event that the number of infections increases rapidly, said Huynh Duc Tho, head of the municipal administration.

Life falls quiet for citizens in blockaded Da Nang

Life falls quiet for citizens in blockaded Da Nang

VOV.VN - The daily life of local residents in Da Nang’s quarantined areas is as normal as possible following the start of a lockdown order on streets surrounding three hospitals, all of which have emerged as hotspots for fresh cases of community infection.

Vietnam must remain vigilant about COVID-19, says WHO expert

Vietnam must remain vigilant about COVID-19, says WHO expert

VOV.VN - Dr. Kidong Park, the World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to Vietnam, congratulated Vietnam on its initial success in containing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, but warned the country should continue to be vigilant regarding the potential threat of the disease.

COVID-19: Total increases to 268 with one more new case recorded

COVID-19: Total increases to 268 with one more new case recorded

VOV.VN - A16- year-old girl of the Mong ethnic minority, residing in a remote village in Dong Van district of Ha Giang province near the Chinese border, was confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus, raising the total tally of COVID-19 infections in Vietnam to 268, said the Ministry of Health on April 16 morning.

COVID-19: Social distancing order in place in high-risk localities

COVID-19: Social distancing order in place in high-risk localities

VOV.VN - Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s two largest cities, are classified among a group of localities at a high risk of COVID-19 community infection, and therefore they are subject to a social distancing extension to another week, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on April 15.

PM poised to decide on social distance extension on April 15

PM poised to decide on social distance extension on April 15

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is set to make a decision on whether or not to extend the two-week social distancing order currently in place in an attempt to keep the novel coronavirus epidemic in check, with protecting people’s health given top priority.

COVID-19: No new cases reported, 5 need oxygen support

COVID-19: No new cases reported, 5 need oxygen support

VOV.VN - Vietnam reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus on the morning of April 9 as the country’s infection tally remains at 251, yet five hospitalized cases have to be given oxygen treatment.

COVID-19: Vietnam faces high risk of community infection

COVID-19: Vietnam faces high risk of community infection

VOV.VN - Epidemiologists have warned that the country is at high risk of suffering from community infection from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) after they were unable to trace the source of the outbreak at Bach Mai hospital, the country’s largest COVID-19 hotspot.