VOV.VN - Leading Vietnamese football chiefs moved to halt all activities throughout the national football pyramid from August 2 due to the renewed threat caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
VOV.VN - The Central Highland province of Da Lak has imposed social distancing and locked down a number of streets in Buon Ma Thuot City, after three local residents returning from the Da Nang coronavirus hotspot were infected with COVID-19.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health reported another coronavirus case in Quang Ngai province on August 3 morning, bringing the country’s COVID-19 infection tally to 621.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online meeting of permanent Government members and ministries, sectors and local administrations on COVID-19 prevention and control on August 2.
The Ministry of Health have sent a dispatch to authorities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Quang Nam, asking them to accelerate the tracing of locals who returned from Da Nang during the period from July 1 to 28 and other locations with a high risk of infection.
Industrial production index inched up 2.6 percent in the first seven months of 2020, the lowest level recorded in many years due to COVID-19, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 2 again called for resolve to perform the dual tasks of containing COVID-19 and preventing negative economic growth, in the context of the pandemic returning in the country with complexity.
Bamboo Airways has said it plans to set up new air routes from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to Con Dao from August 18.
The HCM City Department of Transport has set up response teams to supervise the implementation of COVID-19 prevention measures by road and water transport operators.
VOV.VN - Two more COVID-19 Vietnamese patients died on August 2, including one in the central province of Quang Nam and the other in central Da Nang City, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.
A special flight from Germany has brought 226 diplomats and businesspeople from 15 European countries, and all were quarantined on arrival.
A total of 230 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from the Republic of Korea by a flight of budget carrier Vietjet Air on August 1.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue co-chaired a conference in Hanoi on August 1 to collect opinions of the Party Delegation to the NA to a draft political report of the municipal Party Committee’s 17th congress in the 2020-2025 tenure.
Vietnamese and Cambodian officials exchanged border topographic maps at 1:25,000 scale at Moc Bai international border gate, the southern province of Tay Ninh on August 1.
VOV.VN - A further 28 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed by the Ministry of Health on the afternoon of August 1, bringing the total count to 40 cases in a single day, and to 586 nationwide.
VOV.VN - A field hospital set up at a medical centre in Hoa Vang district of the central city of Da Nang is ready to treat patients infected by the COVID-19 as of August 1, with additional health facilities easing the burden on Da Nang Hospital which has been overloaded in recent days by disease check-ups and treatment.
VOV.VN - Another coronavirus patient died in Da Nang City, central Vietnam, on August 1, bringing the death toll caused by COVID-19 in the country to three in just two days, according to the Ministry of Health.
It is likely the new outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic originated initially in central Da Nang city, and in the coming days more data will be monitored, updated and analysed for official confirmation, experts have said.
VOV.VN - Joint forces are racing against time to build a field hospital in the central city which has reported more than 100 locally transmitted coronavirus infections for just a week.
The Government's social protection support policy has struggled to prevent vulnerable people from falling into poverty and to protect those already poor from descending deeper into poverty due to COVID-19 pandemic, a survey has found.