The Department of Medical Examination and Treatment Management under the Ministry of Health (MoH) on March 31 requested Central Mental Hospital No1 to report on an illicit drug abuse case involving patients at the hospital.
The government of Vietnam has decided to present US$200,000 to the Cambodian government to help it combat the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
A haul of 811,200 doses of AstraZeneca's novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine sponsored by COVAX arrived at Noi Bai International Airport on April 1.
PSNews - An additional 1,840 people were vaccinated against the disease on March 31, raising the total to 48,256, with no serious side-effects reported.
The first 17 Vietnamese athletes and coaches have received the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on March 30 in Hanoi, ahead of the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on April 1, keeping the total number of infections in the country at 2,603, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
PSNews – Female shooter Phi Thanh Thao from the military team has set a new record in the women’s 10-meter air rifle event at the National Shooting Championship 2021.
A further 36 volunteers participating in human trials for Covivac, the second locally-produced COVID-19 vaccine, have been given the first shot, according to Vu Dinh Thiem, director of the Center for Clinical Trials under the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology.
Three foreigners who entered Vietnam illegally were brought to a concentrated quarantine facility in Moc Chau district of the northern border province of Son La, the provincial Department of Public Security announced on March 31.
PSNews - Team K72 for search and collection of martyrs' remains of the Binh Phuoc provincial Military Command has collected 22 sets of remains of fallen soldiers and their belongings.
Duong Tan Hau, a Vietnam Airlines flight attendant, came to trial in Ho Chi Minh City on March 30 on a charge of flouting quarantine regulations to spread contagious diseases to others.
The country recorded no fresh COVID-19 cases on the morning of March 30, while over 46,000 have been injected with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
PSNews - The Vietnam Sports Administration (VSA) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on March 27 held a ceremony to honour outstanding athletes, coaches, and disabled athletes and coaches for disabled athletes, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Vietnam Sports Day.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently signed a decision on the establishment of the National Wage Council.
PSNews - The Da Nang Municipal Department of Culture and Sports on March 27 held the programme named "Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2021". The event attracted the participation of over 1,500 runners from local governmental bodies, armed forces, associations, societies and agencies in the city.
The Ministry of Health confirmed five imported coronavirus cases, including two illegal entrants, on March 26 afternoon.
A hot low-pressure area originating from the west is heading for the nation’s northern region and is set to cause the first hot spell of this year.
The Multi-Actor Partnerships for 100 percent Renewable Energy (100 percent RE MAP) project was kicked off at a conference held in Hanoi on March 25.
Phu Quoc island city in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang have placed 26 people closely contacting the new COVID-19 patients who illegally entered Vietnam, said a local official.
PSNews - An additional 1,906 people were vaccinated against the disease on March 24, raising the total to 39,817, mostly front-line health workers.