|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (May 1): No new community cases confirmed|
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (April 30): Domestically transmitted cases reported|
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (April 29): Steering committee for COVID-19 vaccination safety debuts|
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11 new cases in the last 24 hours
Eleven cases of COVID-19 were reported from 6 am to 6 pm May 4, including one domestically transmitted case, according to the Health Ministry. Among the imported cases, three were Indian citizens and the remainder were Vietnamese. The locally transmitted case is a 25-year-old woman who had made contact with patient 2982.
No cases found this morning, May 5, said the Ministry of Health.
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Quang Ninh tests pandemic-safety violations fines through cameras
From May 4, Mong Cai city (Quang Ninh province) began to pilot fines for violations of COVID-19 prevention regulations through a security surveillance camera system. This is one of the strict moves of the Mong Cai city government in its efforts to prevent the pandemic, ensuring the safety of the entire population.
On the first day of implementation, many violations were handled, thereby ensuring the entire political system's transparency, protecting the citizens' achievements, and efforts in preventing and controlling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Previously, at the end of January 2021, to serve the COVID-19 pandemic prevention, prevent illegal immigration, Mong Cai city installed an additional 37 additional surveillance cameras close to key points on the border, isolation facilities, and the checkpoint complex in Dan Tien Wharf. Up to now, the city has a total of 126 surveillance cameras in key areas such as borderline, border gates, public administrative centers, COVID-19 testing result receiving and returning department of 17 communes, wards, bus stations, hospitals.
Vietnamese students in Laos get support amid COVID-19
The Vietnamese Embassy in Laos on May 4 handed over gifts to Vietnamese students at the National University of Laos (NUOL) who are facing difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented by Vietnamese Counsellor of Culture and Education Tran Dai Thang and the officer in charge of community work, Vu Tu Oanh, the gifts include 1,000 medical masks and foodstuff.
Amid the complex developments of the pandemic, Lao medical staff in cooperation with the Vietnamese Association in Vientiane conducted COVID-19 testing on Vietnamese living and working in Thatluang, Naxay, and Sisangvone wards and the area around the NUOL. Those showing symptoms will be placed in quarantine and receive timely treatment.
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Da Nang closes market to fight the pandemic
Phuoc My Market (Son Tra district, Da Nang), where a Covid-19 case used to visit, had to be closed from 0 am on May 5 until further notice. Son Tra People's Committee requires all traders in the market to take samples for testing at 8 am on May 5. The Medical Center of Son Tra district will disinfect Phuoc My market to ensure the prevention process. The Economic and Health Departments were assigned to inspect and monitor the shutdown at the market.
From 0 am on May 4, Da Nang requested all non-essential activities to stop, including KTVs, discotheques, bars. Da Nang recorded 2 positive nCoV cases in the past 2 days, all of them were employees of Phu An hotel.
The national count increased to 2,996, including 38 locally transmitted cases since April 27. Meanwhile, 2,560 patients have been given the all-clear, and the death toll remains at 35.
Among patients still under treatment, 24 have tested negative for the novel coronavirus, 12 twice and 38 thrice. A total of 40,505 people who had made contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-affected areas are being quarantined across the country.
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (May 4): 21 new cases in the last 24 hours |
Vietnam has recorded 21 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health.
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (May 3): MOH advises to close nationwide bars & KTVs |
Localities were asked to consider halting some non-essential services such as bars, KTVs, discotheques, internet games due to COVID-19 high risk of spreading.
|Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (May 2): 14 more Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours |
The Ministry of Health confirmed 14 new Covid-19 patients in the last 24 hours - three community transmission cases, and 11 imported ones.