Infographics: COVID-19 infection by locality 09:48 | 20/03/2020
VGP -  The Ministry of Health confirmed nine more cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection on March 19 night, raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Viet Nam to 85. A COVID-19 patient, the 18th case in detection order in Viet Nam, was declared cured and allowed to go home on March 20.     
Health ministry reports 9 more COVID-19 infection cases, including one American, total rises to 85 00:25 | 20/03/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Health has reported 9 more COVID-19 infection cases in Viet Nam, bringing the total to 85.
PM Phuc proposes deferring 36th ASEAN Summit to late June due to COVID-19 22:37 | 19/03/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed ASEAN counterparts to defer the upcoming 36th ASEAN Summit and the ASEAN - New Zealand Leaders' Summit, until the later half of June 2020 in Da Nang.
VN to temporarily suspend visa-waiver program for Belarus, Russia, Japan due to COVID-19 19:57 | 19/03/2020
VGP – The Government has decided to temporarily suspend unilateral visa exemption policy for citizens from Belarus, Russia and Japan in a bid to contain spread of the novel coronavirus to the Southeast Asian nation.
VN Airlines to halt all int’l flights due to coronavirus pandemic 18:49 | 19/03/2020
VGP – The National flag carrier, Viet Nam Airlines, announced Thursday that it will temporarily suspend all international flights until April 30 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
URGENT: More passengers being traced due to detection of COVID-19 patients 18:01 | 19/03/2020
VGP - The Ministry of Health has released its urgent announcement calling on passengers on flights EK 392, VJ642, and TK162 to IMMEDIATELY contact local Centers for Disease Control to have their health monitored.
ADB supports VN, DMCs to cope with COVID-19 15:15 | 19/03/2020

VGP – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced US$ 6.5 billion initial response package to support Viet Nam and other developing member countries (DMCs) to deal with COVID-19 pandemic.

Chinese Taipei, Malaysia temporarily suspend receiving Vietnamese guest workers 15:13 | 19/03/2020

VGP – Chinese Taipei and Malaysia have temporarily suspended the reception of guest workers, including those from Viet Nam. 

First two Vietnamese Americans die of COVID-19 in U.S. 12:03 | 19/03/2020

VGP – Two Vietnamese Americans have passed away after contracting COVID-19. They were the first two fatality cases of SARS-CoV-2 in the Vietnamese community in the world. 

Urgent announcement for passengers on 3 more int'l flights 11:25 | 19/03/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health recommended passengers of three international flights IMMEDIATELY contact local Centers for Disease Control to have their health monitored following detection of COVID-19 patients on these flights.