More provinces offer help to Da Nang in COVID-19 fight

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will send its first group of 40 doctors and nurses to help neighbouring Da Nang city fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meanwhile, the southern province of Dong Nai will provide central Da Nang city and nearby Quang Nam province each with VND3 billion (nearly US$258,000) to support its combat against COVID-19.

Earlier, the south-central province of Binh Dinh decided to send 25 physicians, doctors, and nurses to Da Nang.

A team of medical workers from the northern city of Hai Phong also flew to the central city on August 5.

In addition, Hai Phong has given Da Nang and Quang Nam province VND5 billion (US$216,800) and 200,000 medical face masks each.

As of 6am on August 8, Vietnam confirmed 789 COVID-19 cases, including 333 linked to the outbreak in Da Nang since July 25.

VNA

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