The Provincial People’s Committee of Lam Dong on August 3 issued a circular, asking the authorities of districts to strengthen the measures to prevent and combat COVID-19.
A Vietnamese citizen was injured in the two explosions in Lebanon’s Beirut capital on August 4, Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt and Lebanon Tran Thanh Cong confirmed.
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.
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.
PSNews – In recent times, the Public Security Forces in collaboration with other functional forces have been preventing both foreigners and Vietnamese citizens from illegally entering Vietnam, in an effort to prevent COVID-19 from spreading in the country.
Another person has died of end-stage chronic renal failure, sepsis, acute heart failure and COVID-19, marking the eighth COVID-19-related death in Vietnam so far and the second on August 4.
A total of 300 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from Canada and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on August 2 and 3.
Ha Giang city of the northernmost province of Ha Giang has been recognised as a new-style rural area, which was announced at a ceremony on August 3.
Hanoi has managed to test 70,689 residents who recently returned from Da Nang coronavirus hotspot, with all the tests coming back negative, said Nguyen Khac Hien, director of the Hanoi Health Department.
PSNews – A field hospital is being erected at the Tien Son Sports Center in Da Nang City in response to the second outbreak of COVID-19 in the city.
Thousands of volunteers, mainly youngsters and students, donated blood at the “Giot hong tri an” (Grateful Red Drops) blood donation festival in Hanoi on August 2.
Personnel from the Chemical Corps of the Vietnam People’s Army disinfected the famous old town of Hoi An, Quang Nam, on August 2.
PSNews - Recently, the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control of Da Nang decided to set up one more field hospital in Hoa Vang district’s medical center, with the aim of serving the reception of and treatment for COVID-19 patients.
The central province of Thua Thien – Hue has entrusted 4 hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients, according to the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Combat of the province.
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.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of the central city of Da Nang on July 31 received donations from domestic enterprises in support of the fight against COVID-19.
All four Vietnamese students competing in the International Chemistry Olympiad 2020 in Turkey have claimed gold medals, according to a statement made by the Ministry of Education and Training on July 30.
Functional forces in Ho Chi Minh City arrested 11 illegally-immigrated Chinese citizens, who were residing at an apartment in Binh Thanh district.
In the current context of complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chairman of Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung ordered to stop all unnecessary activities and events in Hanoi.
This new COVID-19 outbreak is different from the first as it has developed swiftly, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on July 29, demanding greater alertness since all localities are now at high risk of transmission.