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Vietnam turns Danang stadium into field hospital amid virus outbreak

06 August, 2020

HANOI – Vietnam is close to completing the conversion of a sports stadium into a 1,000-bed field hospital in its new coronavirus epicentre Danang, the health ministry says, as it

06 August, 2020

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control’ in virus epicentre but spread elsewhere

HANOI – A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam has spread to two more provinces, the country’s health minister said, as the COVID-19 task force declares the contagion “under control” in the

04 August, 2020

Vietnam capital low on kits for mass tests as nation’s virus cases climb

HANOI – Vietnam has reported 28 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths, bringing total cases to 670, with eight dead, as the capital Hanoi said it lacked the rapid testing kits

03 August, 2020

Vietnam says early August “decisive” in containing coronavirus

HANOI – Vietnam is in the midst of a “decisive” fight against the novel coronavirus, its premier says, focusing on the city of Danang where infections have appeared in four

03 August, 2020

Vietnam virus outbreak hits factories employing thousands in Danang epicentre

HANOI – The coronavirus outbreak that began in the central city of Danang more than a week ago has spread to at least four factories in the city with a

02 August, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam says origin of Danang outbreak hard to track as virus cases rise

HANOI – Vietnamese authorities say they are finding it hard to track the origin of a fresh coronavirus outbreak that began in the central city of Danang and has infected

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01 August, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam reports first coronavirus deaths after months of successful curbs

HANOI – Vietnam recorded its first two deaths from COVID-19 on Friday after winning plaudits worldwide for one of the most successful national responses to the pandemic. The country of

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30 July, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam ready to use ‘full force’ to arrest new coronavirus wave

HANOI – Vietnam has told tens of thousands of people who visited a central city to report to disease control centres, as nine new coronavirus cases were confirmed and the country

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29 July, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam brings 140 virus-hit workers home on rare rescue flight from Africa

HANOI – A specially converted Vietnam Airlines passenger plane equipped with ventilators and state doctors has returned from Equatorial Guinea to Hanoi carrying 140 Vietnamese workers infected with COVID-19. The

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28 July, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam agrees $US348 million Japan loan to build 6 patrol vessels – media

HANOI – Vietnam has signed an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to borrow 36.63 billion yen ($US348.2 million) to build six patrol vessels, state media reported, amid

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