People encouraged to strictly comply with social distancing measure 15:34 | 03/04/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health asked functional agencies to continue calling on people to strictly comply with the preventive measures, including social distancing, as this is the golden stage to minimize transmission of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Gov’t elaborates on emergency package for COVID-19 affected ones 10:28 | 02/04/2020

VGP – The Government elaborated on a package of measures to support millions of people and businesses affected by COVID-19 during the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

Briefed introduction to nationwide social distancing 16:17 | 01/04/2020
VGP - The following is briefed introduction to 15-day nationwide social distancing regulations introduced by the Government to contain spread of the COVID-19.
PM officially declares COVID-19 a national epidemic 14:36 | 01/04/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 1 officially declared COVID-19 a national epidemic as the infection cases rose to 212 in 25 provinces and cities across Viet Nam.
Nationwide social distancing is not travel ban, national lockdown, PM says 13:55 | 01/04/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that social distancing is not travel ban or national lockdown while addressing a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning.

Gov't chief asks for ensuring food security for 100 million Vietnamese 10:03 | 01/04/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted that rice exports must be controlled to ensure food security for 100 million Vietnamese in the current context.

Japan pledges at least ¥200 million in aid to help VN fight COVID-19 19:58 | 31/03/2020
VGP – Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu said his country pledged to provide at least ¥200 million in aid to help Viet Nam fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Minister-Chairman: Social isolation is not national lockdown 17:51 | 31/03/2020

VGP – The Prime Minister’s Directive No. 16, which has the content of implementing social isolation in response to COVID-19, is a stronger measure to prepare for emergencies, but it is not a nationwide lockdown like what is being applied by some countries, according to Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

Gov't discuss COVID-19 response scenarios, mulls over assistance for pandemic-hit groups 16:22 | 31/03/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss COVID-19 response scenarios, policies to ensure social security for the pandemic-hit subjects among other issues.

Viet Nam to go into 15-day nationwide social distancing to curb COVID-19 14:51 | 31/03/2020

VGP – Viet Nam will begin nationwide social distancing within 15 days, starting 00:00 on April 1, with the principle of every household, village, commune, district and province going into self-isolation, according to the latest directive signed by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.