Vietnamese communities abroad have actively joined hands in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the homeland by contributing financial assistance, and medical supplies and equipment, according to Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Luong Thanh Nghi.
The Packaging Recycling Organisation Vietnam (PRO Vietnam) announced on April 21 that it has offered 60 billion VND (2.6 million USD) in cash and kind to the fight against COVID-19 in the country.
Thailand on April 18 confirmed 33 more COVID-19 infection cases, raising the total in the country to 2,733.
The Public Security Department of central Thua Thien-Hue province on April 18 presented medical supplies and necessities to the Security Departments of the Lao provinces of Salavan and Sekong to support them in the COVID-19 fight.
The Prime Minister has asked ministers and heads of ministry-level agencies, chairpersons of the people’s committees of centrally-run cities and provinces, within their authority, to focus on directing, guiding, inspecting, promptly discovering and strictly dealing with violations regarding COVID-19 prevention and control, in line with law.
Donations for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief efforts received by the Vietnam Fatherland Font (VFF) Central Committee exceeded 125 billion VND (5.27 million USD) on March 24 alone, according to VFF President Tran Thanh Man.