ILO hails VN’s efforts in COVID-19 combat 14:28 | 08/04/2020

VGP - Country Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Viet Nam Chang-Hee Lee hailed Viet Nam for its efforts in controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, reflected via Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s message of accepting economic losses to protect people’s lives.

Two foreigners among four patients cleared of COVID-19, total recovered patients increase to 126 14:19 | 08/04/2020

VGP – Four patients including two South African citizens have been cleared of COVID19, bringing total number of recovered patients to 126, the Ministry of Health said Wednesday morning.

WB Country Director: VN copes with COVID-19 relatively well 14:00 | 08/04/2020

VGP – Viet Nam took quick and decisive actions and is one of the few countries so far that has coped with the situation relatively well, said World Bank Country Director for Viet Nam Ousmane Dione while referring to the nation’s response to COVID-19 spread.

PM asks for quick repatriation of Vietnamese stranded at foreign airports 10:55 | 08/04/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has tasked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to have plan to repatriate Vietnamese who are being stranded at foreign airports.

VN, Laos to set up system to coordinate in fighting COVID-19 10:51 | 08/04/2020

VGP – Viet Nam and Laos agreed to establish an online system through which the former could provide technical support in COVID-19 prevention, testing, care and treatment. 

Health Ministry confirms two more COVID-19 infection cases, total rises to 251 08:53 | 08/04/2020

VGP – As of early April 8, the Ministry of Health has confirmed two more COVID-19 infection cases, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Viet Nam to 251.

French woman among 11 patients cleared of COVID-19, total recovered patients rise to 106 12:08 | 07/04/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Health has announced that 11 more patients have been cleared of COVID-19, raising total number of recovered patients to 106.
VN initially succeeds in containing COVID-19 outbreaks 17:14 | 06/04/2020
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said Viet Nam has initially contained COVID-19 outbreaks while chairing a meeting on Monday morning. 
Public cooperation is most important factor in COVID-19 fight, says PM 16:40 | 06/04/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said people’s cooperation is the most important factor in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) while addressing a meeting on Monday.
Four more patients cleared of COVID-19, total recovered number rises to 95 15:09 | 06/04/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed that four more COVID-19 patients have been cleared of the virus and exited hospitals, raising total number of recovered patients to 95.