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|No community infection, one fresh imported case. (Photo: VNA_|
No community infection, one fresh imported case
The 6 am news of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said that Vietnam passed another 24 hours that no community infection had been recorded, while one more imported case was confirmed on the afternoon of Oct. 26, raising the total number of infections to 1,169.
The patient is a 57-year-old man who returned from Russia on Flight VN5062 on October 16 and was sent to a concentrated quarantine center in northern Ninh Binh province upon his arrival.
Also on October 26, four patients were given the all-clear, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,061. Death toll remains at 35. Among the patients still under treatment, four have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, two twice and nine thrice.
|Quang Binh presents gifts to Lao students to overcome COVID-19 consequences. (Photo: Bao Moi)|
Quang Binh presents gifts to Lao students to overcome COVID-19 consequences
The central province of Quang Binh on October 24 presented 100 gift packages worth 80 million VND (3,450 USD) to Lao students who are studying in training facilities in the locality.
Addressing the ceremony to present the gifts, Secretary of the provincial Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Dang Dai Bang said that the gift aims to support the Lao students to overcome difficulties facing them due to the impact of natural disasters and COVID-19 pandemic.
He said he hopes that the students will continue to study hard and explore the culture and tradition of Vietnam and Quang Binh, thus working with youngsters and locals in Quang Binh and Khammouane province of Laos to promote the friendship between the two nations and localities.
|More than 350 Vietnamese citizens return home from Canada and RoK. (Photo: VNA)|
More than 350 Vietnamese citizens return home from Canada and RoK
Over 350 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Canada and the Republic of Korea on a flight operated by the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on October 23-25. The Vietnamese representative agencies in the two countries sent staff to airports in Vancouver and Seoul to help the citizens with boarding procedures.
The flight was conducted thanks to the joint efforts of competent Vietnamese agencies at home and abroad, and local authorities. The passengers included children under 18, students who completed courses, the elderly, people with illnesses, and workers with expired visas and contracts.
Strict security, safety and epidemiological measures were implemented during the flight to ensure passengers’ health and prevent the spread of diseases. After landing at Van Don airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh, the passengers and crew members had their health checked and were sent to quarantine in line with regulations.
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Citizens’ relaxation of COVID-19 preventive measures is posing a big risk to pandemic prevention and control in the country.
|COVID-19 Updates (October 24): Vietnam, India boost tourism cooperation post-COVID-19 |
A webinar discussing post-COVID-19 tourism cooperation between Vietnam and India was held in Ho Chi Minh City on October 23.
|COVID-19 Updates (October 23): No community cases, 3 new imported infections in last 24h |
Vietnam has recorded no community cases of COVID-19 in the last 51 days.