Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (April 4): Cambodian PM thanks Vietnam for support in COVID-19 period
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (March 31): No new cases in the last 24 hours|
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (March 30): Three imported cases in the last 24 hours|
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (March 29): Vietnam reports no new cases in the morning|
3 new imported cases reported in the morning
On this morning, 3 new cases, all imported, were detected. On March 31, all three patients entered Van Don airport on flight VN88 from Angola and were quarantined immediately after entry into Bac Giang province. On April 3, their COVID-19 tests show positive results. Currently, they are isolated and treated at Dong Anh Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Besides, Vietnam recorded six new imported COVID-19 cases from 6 am to 6 pm on April 3, bringing the total number of infections to 2,626, the Ministry of Health said.
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Cambodian PM thanks Vietnam for support in the fight against COVID-19
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on April 2 sent a thank-you letter to Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc for Vietnam’s donation of 200,000 USD to support Cambodia’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the letter, PM Hun Sen expressed his thanks to the Vietnamese Government and people for the donation of 200,000 USD to assist Cambodia in combating COVID-19 as well as PM Phuc’s kind words of encouragement in his letter dated March 31. “This generous contribution amid Cambodia’s third community outbreak of COVID-19 demonstrates Vietnam’s spirit of good neighborliness towards Cambodia in times of need,” he wrote.
The Cambodian PM also commended Vietnam in successfully containing the outbreak of COVID-19 and reaffirmed Cambodia’s commitment to working closely with Vietnam in overcoming this unprecedented global crisis. He reassured that Cambodia continues to treat all foreigners, including the people of Vietnamese origin, the same way as his country does with Cambodian citizens in the protection against the current COVID-19 pandemic. The PM also expressed his appreciation to the Vietnamese Government for providing good treatment to the Cambodian community in Vietnam during this difficult time.
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Dong Thap’s border guards get COVID-19 vaccine injections
The Border Guard Command of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, in collaboration with the Military Hospital 120, on April 3 began COVID-19 vaccinations for its officers and soldiers. Accordingly, from now until April 6, 351 border guard officers and soldiers will be injected. Their health will be monitored via e-records as per the Health Ministry’s regulations.
They are the first border guards to be injected with the COVID-19 vaccine in Dong Thap province. The priority has been given to those on duty along the border and at border gates and pandemic prevention and control stations.
Dong Thap province shares a borderline of over 50km with Cambodia.
Vietnamese expats join Czech Republic’s efforts to fight COVID-19
Vietnamese expatriates in Ustí nad Labem - Ústecký kraj, the Czech Republic, have present gifts worth nearly 200,000 CZK (over 9,000 USD) to medical workers in Chomutov and Kadaň cities. The gifts included confectionery, coffee, water, and shopping vouchers, among others.
Vice President of the Vietnamese People Chapter in Chomutov city Pham The Quang said that the move aims to express gratitude to medical workers, who have directly confronted risks of COVID-19 infection to aid patients and help to prevent the spread of the pandemic over the past year. Particularly, they have worked relentlessly to care for the patients, including Vietnamese citizens, he added.
The Vietnamese community has been commended for their contributions to the host nation. At the outset of 2020, the community donated more than 252,000 CZK to support people with disabilities, and upgrade the fire-fighting system at sponsorship centers for people with disabilities in Chomutov, following a fire at a sponsorship center that killed eight people and injured 30 others. The community has also joined hands with local authorities to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic through sewing face masks and providing food for frontline workers. Besides, it mobilized some 300,000 CZK to buy ventilators for Maysaryk hospital.
So far, Vietnam has recorded 2,629 COVID-19 patients, including 1603 domestic cases. The total number of people quarantined for having close contact with or entering from the pandemic-hit areas is 27,478.
Regarding the treatment situation, according to the Ministry of Health, 38 patients have received their first-time negative test result, 15 received their 2nd time and 28 received the third. 2,383 cases were successfully cured. The number of deaths remains 35.
Regarding the vaccination process, on April 3, an additional 244 people were vaccinated against COVID-19. Thus, as of 4 p.m. on April 3, more than 52,000 people were vaccinated in 19 provinces/cities nationwide.
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Vietnam saw three new imported COVID-cases in the evening of April 2, according to the Ministry of Health.
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|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (April 1): 8 continuous days recording no community cases |
According to the Ministry of Health, Vietnam has gone through 8 continuous days recording no community cases.