Tien Giang asked to enhance testing efficiency in COVID-19 battle

Tien Giang asked to enhance testing efficiency in COVID-19 battle

NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the southern province of Tien Giang to increase the efficiency of its testing in order to separate people infected with COVID-19 from the community. (2 hours ago)

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Over 852,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Vietnam

  Sep 16, 2021 15:50:03
NDO - More than 852,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from the German Government through the COVAX Facility arrived in Hanoi on September 16, bringing the total donations from the global vaccine sharing initiative to the country to 12.5 million doses. 

Social distancing measures must be strictly implemented in high-risk areas

  Sep 16, 2021 12:30:49
NDO/VNA – Social distancing measures should be implemented strictly in high-risk areas to not prolong the social distancing period, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting with experts of the Vietnam Medical Association on pandemic prevention and control measures in the new situation. 

HCM City honours Catholic volunteers for COVID-19 control

  Sep 16, 2021 06:40:45
NDO/VNA – The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in the pandemic hotspot Ho Chi Minh City hosted a ceremony on September 15 to honour and present gifts to 29 Catholic volunteers serving at a local COVID-19 treatment hospital. 

Volunteers get second Covivac vaccine shots in second trial phase

  Sep 15, 2021 21:19:44
NDO/VNA – Volunteers in the second phase of the clinical trials of homegrown Covivac COVID-19 vaccine got their second shots on September 15. 

At least one domestic COVID-19 vaccine to be licenced by year-end

  Sep 14, 2021 21:50:05
NDO/VNA - At least one homegrown COVID-19 vaccine will be licenced for use by the end of this year, Nguyen Ngo Quang, Deputy Director of the Department of Science, Technology and Training under the Ministry of Health (MoH). 

COVID-19: 10,508 cases added to national caseload on September 14

  Sep 14, 2021 21:04:19
NDO/VNA - Vietnam recorded 10,508 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours to 5pm September 14, taking the total number of infections to 635,055, according to the Ministry of Health. 

Hanoi on track to meet adult vaccination target

  Sep 14, 2021 16:32:12
NDO - Hanoi is expected to fulfil its target of inoculating residents aged 18 and above against COVID-19 with at least one dose of vaccine on September 15, municipal Party Secretary Dinh Tien Dung has confirmed. 

Japan to donate more COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam

  Sep 14, 2021 15:51:38
NDO - Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi has announced that the country will donate a total of 1.3 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam, Thailand, Brunei and Taiwan (China). 

Vietnam receives 1.48 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from France and Italy

  Sep 14, 2021 14:35:57
NDO – Vietnam received a donation of 672,000 doses of Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Government of France and 812,060 doses of Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine from the Government of Italy, both through the COVAX Facility, at a ceremony held in Hanoi on September 14. 

Vietnam administers more than 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine

  Sep 14, 2021 10:55:37
NDO – Vietnam surpassed a total of 30 million shots of COVID-19 vaccine on the morning of August 14 after five consecutive days of administering more than one million shots per day. 

Ho Chi Minh City extends social distancing till September 30

  Sep 13, 2021 21:44:05
NDO/VNA – Ho Chi Minh City has decided to extend social distancing in accordance with the Prime Minister’s Directive No.16/CT-TTg till September 30, said Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Phan Van Mai at a press conference on September 13. 

Vietnam records 11,172 new COVID-19 infections on September 13

  Sep 13, 2021 21:26:08
NDO/VNA - Vietnam reported 11,172 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 624,547, according to the Ministry of Health.  

Programme to reduce mortality rate among under-five children approved

  Sep 13, 2021 17:56:51
NDO/VNA - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed a decision approving a programme on intervention to reduce mortality rate among children under five years old by 2030.  

Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha in donates 10 ambulances to COVID-19 fight

  Sep 13, 2021 17:51:32
NDO/VNA - The Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Sangha held a ceremony in the morning of September 13 to present 10 ambulances, worth more than VND 10 billion, to hospitals in the city and the Mekong province of Ben Tre, to help with the transportation and treatment of patients.