Army holds simulation exercise in response to COVID-19 10:19 | 04/03/2020
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention and Control, attended and directed the Army's simulation exercise in response to the COVID-19 epidemic on March 4.
Gov’t to suspend grant of new work permits to foreigners from Coronavirus-hit areas 20:46 | 03/03/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to temporarily suspend grant of new work permits to foreigners who come from novel coronavirus hit areas.

Daily COVID-19 update: More people monitored, tested negative 20:13 | 03/03/2020
VGP – The Vietnamese Ministry of Health reported that 1,769 people were tested negative for the COVID-19 in Viet Nam as of 7:30 pm on Tuesday, up 32 cases from Monday.
Vietnamese in Iran, Italy recommended to follow local regulations on COVID prevention 11:40 | 03/03/2020

VGP – The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has recommended the Vietnamese citizens living in Iran and Italy where COVID-19 infections are rising fast that they should strictly comply with the host countries’ regulations on disease prevention and control. 

Cabinet discusses ways to realize socio-economic development targets amid COVID-19 outbreak 09:32 | 03/03/2020

VGP – The Government convenes its monthly session on March 3, under the chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, to discuss on urgent measures to implement socio-economic development targets amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 combat remains top priority amid rising infections, PM Phuc says 19:09 | 02/03/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reassured the Government’s dual mission of fighting the COVID-19 epidemic combat and accelerating growth, in which the former remains the top priority in order to protect lives and health of our citizens.
Daily COVID-19 update: More than 1,600 people tested negative for virus 21:03 | 01/03/2020
VGP – As of 7:30 pm on Sunday, as many as 1,659 people had been tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Viet Nam, the Ministry of Health reported.
Major airports halt PASSENGER flights from S. Korea amid COVID-19 outbreak 19:36 | 01/03/2020
VGP – All passenger flights from South Korea to Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports have been halted since 12 am on Sunday due to complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV).
Vietnamese citizen infected with new coronavirus in South Korea 21:39 | 29/02/2020
VGP - South Korea’s authorities have reported that a Vietnamese citizen living in Daegu City, a Covid-19 epicenter, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
COVID-19 puts brake on foreign arrivals to Viet Nam 15:20 | 29/02/2020

VGP – Foreign arrivals to Viet Nam reached 3.2 million in the first two month of 2020, a year-on-year increase of 4.8%, the lowest growth during 2016-2020 period, according to the General Statistics Office.