VOV.VN - The health of 13 patients suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has started to deteriorate, with 10 individuals being put on a ventilator, according to health authorities.
VOV.VN - Local authorities in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue have conducted swift novel coronavirus (COVID-19) tests for all residents who have returned from Da Nang since July.
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.
VOV.VN -Border guards operating in Tay Ninh province announced on August 2 they have apprehended a Nigerian national attempting to illegally transport drugs into Vietnam from Cambodia.
VOV.VN - Low-cost airline VietJet Air on August 2 successfully brought home more than 230 Vietnamese citizens left stranded in Thailand due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
VOV.VN - A 53-year-old female patient in central Da Nang city died of serious underlying health conditions and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising Vietnam's count of coronavirus deaths to three in a single day and six in the nation, the Ministry of Health reported on August 2 evening.
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.
Over 100kg of drugs were seized and 15 more suspects were arrested as a result of expanded investigation into a drug trafficking ring that transported drugs by sea from HCM City to the Republic of Korea.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, on August 2 stressed that those who fail to make health declarations and follow quarantine regulations must be handled strictly.
VOV.VN - On the early afternoon of August 2, typhoon Sinlaku weakened into a tropical depression and made land fall in provinces from Ninh Binh to Thanh Hoa, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on August 2 afternoon announced the discovery of an additional 30 new positive coronavirus cases, including 16 recorded in central Da Nang city an epidemic centre in Vietnam, lifting the national tally of COVID-19 infections to 620.
Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens from 24 European and African countries were brought home on August 2, with their flight landing at Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has cancelled flights to and from Tho Xuan airport in Thanh Hoa central province and Vinh airport in central Nghe An province on August 2 as storm Sinlaku is forecast to land on the coastal region from Ninh Binh to Nghe An that day.
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.
Five banks have donated a total of 25 billion VND (1.07 million USD) for the fight against the new COVID-19 outbreak that is hitting Da Nang city hard, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).
A meeting took place in Hanoi on August 2 to issue directions on response to Storm Sinlaku, which was forecast to hit Vietnam’s mainland at noon.
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 total of 230 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from the Republic of Korea by a flight of budget carrier Vietjet Air on August 1.