KOICA supports VN in providing vocational training for disadvantaged people 15:48 | 22/08/2020

VGP - The Directorate of Vocational Education and Training under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Republic of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in vocational training in Ha Noi on August 21.

Two new COVID-19 cases confirmed, total reaches 1,009 18:20 | 21/08/2020
VGP – The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control confirmed two new COVID-19 cases this afternoon, bringing the country’s patient tally to 1,009.
VN runs US$ 10 billion trade surplus as trade bounces back 14:17 | 21/08/2020

VGP – Viet Nam ran a trade surplus of US$10 billion between January to August 15 this year as trade has bounced back, according to the Viet Nam Customs.

VN reports no new coronavirus cases on Friday morning 08:20 | 21/08/2020

VGP – Viet Nam confirmed no new cases of coronavirus infection this morning, said the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

COVID-19 patient tally surpasses 1,000 19:24 | 20/08/2020
VGP – Viet Nam’s COVID-19 patient tally surpassed 1,000 after confirmation of 14 new cases on Thursday afternoon.
Hospital urged to ensure enough staff at key units in pandemic time 17:11 | 19/08/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health has asked medical facilities to ensure enough health workers at departments of emergency, infectious and tropical diseases and extensive care units so that patients’ family members do not need to visit hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic time.

COVID-19 tracking app reaches 19.4 million 16:06 | 19/08/2020

VGP – Up to 19.4 million people out of 76.8 million smartphone users have downloaded Bluezone, a domestically developed contact-tracing mobile app to alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

VN reports zero new case of coronavirus on Wednesday morning 08:15 | 19/08/2020

VGP – The number of positive COVID-19 patients in Viet Nam remained at 989 as of 6:00 am of August 19, the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported.

Viet Nam reports 19 more recoveries from COVID-19 17:07 | 18/08/2020

VGP – An addition of 19 more COVID-19 patients were declared fully recovered at the Ha Noi-based National Hospital for Tropical Diseases on Tuesday afternoon, including 18 returning from Equatorial Guinea and one returnee from Bangladesh.

COVID-19 death toll rises to 25 14:49 | 18/08/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health reported a 51-year old woman in Da Nang died of COVID-19 and other diseases, taking Viet Nam’s COVID-19 death toll to 25.