One more British national confirmed contracting COVID-19, total rises to 33 15:28 | 10/03/2020
VGP – A British national, aged 58, became the latest COVID-19 patient in Viet Nam, bringing the total  to 33, the Ministry of Health has just confirmed.
VN Airlines sterilizes all planes on int't routes 14:41 | 10/03/2020

VGP – Given the complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic around the world, Viet Nam Airlines will sterilize its planes after international flights, the national flag carrier said on March 10.

Localities urged to strictly implement urgent measures amid complicated COVID-19 situation 14:33 | 10/03/2020

VGP – Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long, who serves as deputy head of the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control, on March 10 signed Document No. 1138/BCDQG sent to the chairpersons of the People’s Committees of provinces and centrally run cities, concerning the enhanced screening, separation and isolation of COVID-19 infection cases at medical examination and treatment facilities.

Ministry confirms 32nd COVID-19 patient 12:26 | 10/03/2020
VGP - The Ministry of Health confirmed Tuesday that a 24-year old woman became the 32nd COVID-19 patient in Viet Nam.
Health declaration app launched in support of COVID-19 combat 20:47 | 09/03/2020

VGP – All Vietnamese people are able to declare their health status via a NCOVI mobile app introduced to public Monday afternoon.

Gov’t temporarily suspends unilateral visa exemption for 8 countries due to COVID-19 outbreak 14:44 | 09/03/2020

VGP – The Government has decided to temporarily suspend visa-wavier program for citizens from Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Spain amid complicated developments of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Gov’t chief demands strict punishment for those intentionally hiding COVID-19 symptoms 11:17 | 09/03/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has demanded strict punishment for those who deliberately hide symptoms related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Health declaration for all Vietnamese amid COVID-19 infection spikes 08:09 | 09/03/2020

VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Head of the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has requested health declaration for all people nationwide from March 10. 

Nine more tested positive for COVID-19, total rises to 30 17:54 | 08/03/2020
VGP – As of 7:30 pm on Sunday, the Ministry of Health reported 9 more COVID-19 infection cases, bringing the total patients in Viet Nam to 30.