VOV.VN -Vietnam reported 4 more COVID-19 cases on August 6 morning, including three in the central province of Quang Nam and one in Hanoi which is linked to the outbreak of central Da Nang city.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese people should take adequate precautions against COVID-19 as the current outbreak is expected to reach its peak in 10 days’ time, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son warned August 5.
Vice Chairman of the Binh Dinh Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Tuan Thanh has said that a working delegation of medical staff will head to the central city of Da Nang on August 6 to help it fight COVID-19.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has confirmed an additional 41 coronavirus cases, mostly linked to Da Nang hotspot, and the new COVID-19 outbreak has spread to 11 cities and provinces in the country, the Ministry of Health said in its August 5 update.
VOV.VN - Experts from the Ministries of Health and Construction arrived in Da Nang on August 5 to inspect work on a huge field hospital at Tien Son Sport Complex, which is taking shape and poised to receive and treat COVID-19 patients in a couple of days.
VOV.VN - A group of 47 Vietnamese trainees working at Ariake shipyard in Nagasu town of Kumamoto Prefecture (Japan) have been confirmed to be carrying the SARS-CoV-2 virus, according to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Fukuoka.
VOV.VN - The Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front hosted a ceremony on August 5 to receive donations, including ventilators, given by domestic businesses and philanthropists in support of the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Residents across several districts of Ho Chi Minh City have been spotted breaking rules on wearing masks in public places, despite the southern city moving to penalise any violations as of August 5.
All people in Ho Chi Minh City, who do not wear face masks at public places, will be fined 100,000-300,000 VND (4.33-13 USD) from August 4.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 4 lauded wholehearted contributions of medical staff to the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Construction has announced a national action plan on green growth in 2020-2030 focusing on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and implementing the Paris Agreement.
VOV.VN - The south-central province of Khanh Hoa has managed to transform approximately 2,000 hotel rooms into quarantine sites to be used by foreigners, according to the provincial Department of Health.
VOV.VN - Border guards in the central province of Quang Tri on August detained five Lao citizens attempting to smuggle a large quantity of drugs into Vietnam.
VOV.VN - The recent COVID-19 outbreak to hit Da Nang and Quang Nam is gradually being put under control, leading Vietnamese experts believe, although they warn of further cases of locally transmitted infections and fatalities in coming days.
VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City has so far discovered 114 people who illegally entered Vietnam, mostly coming from China, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, head of the municipal government.
The border guard post at the Cang Gianh maritime border gate in the central province of Quang Binh has completed entry procedures for the Hong Kong (China) bulk carrier Amoy Dream and COVID-19 prevention and control measures for its 21 Chinese crew members.
VOV.VN - A Vietnamese citizens was injured in two tragic explosions in Lebanon’s Beirut capital on August 4 evening, killing 78 local residents and injuring thousands.
VOV.VN - Two more residents of Quang Nam province in central Vietnam have been diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, raising the country’s total number of COVID-19 cases to 672, the Ministry of Health reported on August 5 morning.
Ho Chi Minh City has issued work permits to 5,370 foreigners, including over 2,400 new ones, since the beginning of this year.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, on August 4 asked the health sector and all-level authorities to concentrate on high-risk areas during the fight against COVID-19.