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Vietnam PM says next 10 days ‘critical’ in virus fight

12 August, 2020

HANOI – Vietnam’s Prime Minister says that the next 10 days will be critical in the Southeast Asian country’s fight against a new coronavirus outbreak, which resurfaced late last month

07 August, 2020

Vietnam PM says risk of widespread COVID-19 infection ‘very high’

HANOI – The risk of COVID-19 spreading widely in Vietnam is “very high”, its prime minister has said, after a new outbreak in the central city of Danang late last

06 August, 2020

Vietnam turns Danang stadium into field hospital amid virus outbreak

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 News

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

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03 August, 2020 | Vietnam News

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

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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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