VOV.VN - Bui Tien Dung, a star of the Vietnamese national football team, has changed his frame avatar on Facebook and called upon the community to unite for the cause of fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as he takes on the role of ambassador in a campaign launched by the Ministry of Health.
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.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on June 6 confirmed one more new case infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) being a Vietnamese student returning from the UK, thus bringing the country’s infection tally to 329.
VOV.VN - The Health Ministry confirmed zero fresh cases of the novel coronavirus infections on May 6 evening, keeping the total tally at 271 since the evening of May 3, while many daily activities are adapting to a “new normal”.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and UNICEF Vietnam launched a media campaign entitled “Kindness is Contagious” on May 6, to build solidarity and spread kindness among young Vietnamese during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on May 6 morning reported no new COVID-19 infections in the community for 20 straight days with the overall number in Vietnam staying at 271 since the latest case was confirmed to have contracted the novel coronavirus three days ago.
VOV.VN - Vietnam on April 24 afternoon announced the discovery of an additional two new cases of COVID-19, who are Vietnamese students returning from Japan, thereby increasing the overall number of infections to 270, according to the Ministry of Health.
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.
The Health Ministry on April 7 received medical supplies for SARS-CoV-2 testing worth US$1 million from real estate group CapitaLand.
The Prime Minister has asked ministers and heads of ministry-level agencies, chairpersons of the people’s committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, within their authority, to focus on directing, guiding, inspecting, promptly discovering and strictly dealing with violations regarding COVID-19 prevention and control, in line with law.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health issued an emergency announcement on April 5 regarding the travel history of the country’s 183rd novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patient, urging all people who were at these locations around the times indicated to immediately contact health professionals in order to receive support.
The Ministry of Public Health announced on April 1 the launch of a fanpage called “Bo Y Te” (Health Ministry) on Lotus, a Vietnamese social network platform, on March 15, in order to promote recommendations on tackling COVID-19.
The Ministry of Health has recently launched its account on video app TikTok (@boytevietnam) in an attempt to bolster the dissemination of preventive measures against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on March 25 issued an emergency announcement regarding the travel history of several coronavirus patients, urging people who were at these locations to immediately contact health professionals for support.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health announced on March 25 that it has detected a total of seven flights which recently landed in Vietnam with passengers who had contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) onboard.
A text message campaign to call for public support for the country’s fight against the acute respiratory disease (COVID) caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 was launched in Hanoi on March 19.
The Ministry of Health on March 16 announced it has found eight flights with passengers on board contracting COVID-19.
The health conditions of almost all COVID-19 patients in Vietnam are stable, with no fever and shortness of breath, the Health Ministry announced on March 15.
CEO of Vietnam Airlines Duong Tri Thanh said on March 14 evening that the national flag carrier has made some adjustments to its earlier announcement on flights between Vietnam and Europe.
The People’s Committee of Hanoi has decided to add VND3.5 billion (US$151,000) sourced from the city’s budget reserves to the funding for COVID-19 screening tests for those at quarantine centres.