Three French tourists from Wuhan quarantined in HCMC 20:25 | 01/02/2020
VGP – Director of the Municipal Department of Health Nguyen Tan Binh was cited by VNExpress as saying three French tourists have been quarantined in Ho Chi Minh City after they travelled to Viet Nam from China’s Wuhan.
Ha Noi schools disinfected amid complicated development of 2019-nCoV epidemic 19:10 | 01/02/2020
VGP - Many of schools in Ha Noi have been disinfected in a bid to prevent spread of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic that has hit 26 countries and territories around the world.
Gov't declares novel Coronavirus epidemic 17:06 | 01/02/2020
VGP - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Saturday signed a decision declaring the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) an epidemic in Viet Nam.
Novel coronavirus prevention, control working group set up 09:26 | 01/02/2020
VGP – The Prime Minister has inked Decision No. 172/QĐ-TTg dated January 31, 2020 on the establishment of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic prevention and control working group at the Government Office.
VN steps up efforts in novel coronavirus prevention and control 17:48 | 31/01/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed the second directive urging ministries, agencies and localities to intensify measures for prevention and control of the pneumonia caused by novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
VN offers US$ 500,000 to China to help combat coronavirus 17:04 | 31/01/2020
VGP – Viet Nam has decided to offer medical instruments worth about US$ 500,000 in a bid to help China combat coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus update: None of coronavirus patients reported dead in VN 16:16 | 31/01/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health affirmed Friday that none of of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pneumonia patients has been reported dead in Viet Nam.

New coronavirus declared public health emergency of int’l concern 08:59 | 31/01/2020
VGP – The World Health Organization has declared new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) the public health emergency of international concern on January 31.
Gov’t chief chairs nCoV prevention meeting 20:27 | 30/01/2020

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided over a Government’s meeting to implement tasks after Tet holidays and prevent pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) on January 30 in Ha Noi.

VN suspends visa issuance to tourists from coronavirus affected areas 19:48 | 30/01/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Public Security has asked the immigration forces to suspend entry visa issuance to tourists from the novel coronavirus affected areas.