Six more COVID-19 infection cases confirmed, total hits 218 20:03 | 01/04/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Health has confirmed six more COVID-19 infection cases, bringing the patient tally to 218, of whom 63 have recovered and exited hospitals.
Video: American Ambassador commends Vietnamese Gov't in COVID-19 fight 17:29 | 01/04/2020
VGP - The US Ambassador to Viet Nam Daniel Kritenbrink has commended the Vietnamese Government for having done an outstanding job in its response to COVID-19
Guidelines on extension of foreigners’ temporary residence due to COVID-19 17:14 | 01/04/2020

VGP – The Viet Nam Immigration Department has issued guidelines on extension of temporary residence for foreigners in Viet Nam who are unable to exit Viet Nam to return home due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Ho Chi Minh City basically contains COVID-19 hotbeds 16:50 | 01/04/2020
VGP - Ho Chi Minh City's Health Department said the city has basically contained the local clusters of COVID-19, adding that the city recorded 49 COVID-19 infection cases as of 7pm on March 31, 11 of them fully recovered.
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.
ASEAN, US agree to share information, experience in combating COVID-19 16:00 | 01/04/2020

VGP – The ASEAN-US High-level Interagency Video Conference on Public Health Emergencies took place on April 1. 

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.

Five more cases free of COVID-19, total recovered patients rise to 63 10:27 | 01/04/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health reported Wednesday that five more Vietnamese patients have been cleared of COVID-19, raising the total recovered patients to 63.

WB: VN’s economy stays resilient to external shocks 10:01 | 01/04/2020

VGP - While Viet Nam remains significantly exposed to the COVID-19 outbreak and the ongoing turbulence in the global financial markets, its economy stays resilient to external shocks in the first few months of 2020.