Updated News: Coronavirus (nCoV or Covid-19) in Vietnam
07:00 March 15: Vietnam has recorded 53 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 37 other cases are being isolated.
To prevent the outbreak of COVID-19, Many Tourist Cities in Vietnam have decided to close Tourist Attractions to Visitors: Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Mekong Delta. Vietnam Will Stop welcoming European Guests, and Consider to Stop Tourist Visa to Vietnam from US.
17:00 March 14: On the afternoon of March 14, 2020, the Ministry of Health received information from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City on 04 cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of people infected in Vietnam to 53.
Also on the Afternoon of 14th March, Vietnam Will Stop welcoming European Guests, and Consider to Stop Tourist Visa to Vietnam from US. A representative of Vietnam Airlines said that flights departing from Vietnam to Europe will be still served normally to bring European Tourists back to European Countries or Vietnamese customers wishing to travel to these countries.
07:00 March 14: Vietnam has recorded 47 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 31 other cases are being isolated.
In the morning of March 13 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc presided over the Government's Permanent Meeting on Prevention of Covid-19. Foreigners infected with Covid-19 must pay for medical treatment when in Vietnam. Vietnam Prime Minister also proposed to suspend tourist visas with Shengen and UK citizens in the next 48 hours; stop issuing visa at the border gates with all visitors to Vietnam. The first priority is to protect people's health.
To prevent the Widespread of Covid-19 in Vietnam, many Tourist Cities in Vietnam also closed Tourist Attractions, Bars, Massage Rooms,... including Halong Bay, Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Hue, Hoi An, Dong Thap in Mekong Delta.
19:30 March 13: Vietnam has recorded 47 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 31 other cases are being isolated.
International Airlines with routes to Vietnam are required to guide and recommend passengers to use masks on the aircraft and when entering the airport terminals in Vietnam. It is recommended by the Ministry of Transport (MOT) on the situation of Covid-19 epidemic situation is very complicated, the risk of widespread in Vietnam is very high.
7:00 March 12: Vietnam has recorded 39 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 23 other cases are being isolated.
17:00 March 10: Vietnam has recorded 34 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 18 other cases are being isolated.
Afternoon 10/3, test results of British travelers, passengers on flight VN0054 positive for new corona virus. A woman from the US came to Vietnam, transiting in Quatar also contracted Covid-19.
The Ministry of Health said that test results of British travelers and passengers on the VN0054 flight were positive for the new corona virus, bringing the total number of Covid - 19 cases in Vietnam to 33.
According to the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute, a 58-year-old male patient of the UK who was a passenger traveling on VN0054 flight, staying in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, was identified as the 33rd patient suffering from Covid -19 in Vietnam.
19:30 on March 8: The Ministry of Health announced the confirmation of the 30th new Covid-19 case. Of these eight patients, six were British nationals, one was from Mexico - all in business class and 1 in Iceland, in economy class.
By 19:30 the same day, the Ministry of Health said it had detected a new case of new coronavirus infection, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases in Vietnam to 30. The 30th patient (BN30) is a female, 66 years old, with British nationality. This is a foreign passenger on the VN0054 flight from London to Noi Bai in the morning of March 2, 2020.
Up to 19:30 on 8th Mar, Vietnam has recorded 30 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 14 other cases are being isolated.
Provinces with people infected with COVID-19: Vinh Phuc (11 people have recovered); Ho Chi Minh City (3 has recovered); Khánh Hòa (1 has recovered); Thanh Hoa (1 has recovered); Hanoi (4); Ninh Binh (1); Quang Ninh (4); Lao Cai (2); Danang (2), Hue (1).
19:00 on 7th Mar 2020: the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology announced that it had detected 2 more cases of COVID-19 among those who had close contact with COVID-19 patients announced yesterday as NHN, female, 26 years old, residing in Truc Bach ward (Ba Dinh, Hanoi). It is Mrs. L.T.H, born in 1956, who is the biological uncle of N.H.N. and Mr. D.Đ.P, born in 1993, is a family driver. These are two cases of close contact with N.H.N patients, they were isolated by the Hanoi Center for Disease Control at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, after discovering N.H.N.
Up to 19:00 on 7th Mar, Vietnam has recorded 20 cases of Covid-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 (nCoV or New Coronavirus). In which, 16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged, 3 other cases are being isolated.
7th Mar: A woman in Hanoi who traveled to the Italian epidemic area, returned home on March 2 without a medical report, was confirmed positive for nCoV on the night of 6th Mar. This is the 17th case in Vietnam, ending the 22-day chain nationwide without new patients being recognized. This is also the first case in Hanoi.
Information about this patient was announced tonight at an emergency meeting of the City People's Committee, after the test results from the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology. According to the announcement of the Ministry of Health and Hanoi City, the patient Nguyen, 26 years old, resides in Truc Bach ward, Ba Dinh district. This person left February 15 to fly to London, England; February 18 to fly to Milan (Lombardy province, Italy). At that time, the province of Lombardy did not have an outbreak.
By 8.00 am 6/3: Vietnam has 68 suspected isolated people in the hospital, down 24 cases from the previous day. Among them, 52 suspected new isolation day, 16 cases continue to monitor. Data compiled by the Vietnam Center for Public Health Emergency Response from all provinces.
Suspected person is a person who has a history of traveling from / through the epidemic area or has ever been in contact with a positive person with nCoV, showing fever, cough, shortness of breath. Persons suspected of being infected must be compulsorily isolated from hospitals, taking nCoV samples. If the results are negative, they leave the suspect area, but will be under medical supervision in a concentration area or monitored at home, depending on the situation. Currently, the time from taking samples to testing results is about 24 hours.
In Vietnam, up to the End of 4th Mar, there were 16 cases reported (22 days without new cases reported), of which 16 were cured, the number of suspected cases being monitored and isolated was 92 (of which: New number in the day: 79, Old number being monitored, isolated: 13).
The total number of people in close contact with and leaving from the epidemic areas being isolated for health monitoring was 16,191, of which 6,954 were isolated and 937 were isolated at home. Total cumulative samples tested: 1,846 (positive samples: 16, negative samples: 1,830).
Up to 19:30 on February 29, the World recorded 85,864 people with Covid-19; 2,933 people died, of which China had 2,835 people, Hong Kong 2 people, Taiwan 1 person, Philippines 1 person, Japan 5 people, France 2 people, Diamond Princess ship 6 people, Iran 43 people, South Korea 17 people, Italy 21 people.
Vietnam has not recorded new cases since the 16th day. 16/16 previous positive cases with Covid-19 cured and discharged.
According to Reuters, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) on the afternoon of February 29 confirmed an additional 219 new infections of the new strain of corona virus, bringing the total number of people infected with the pathogen to 3,150. This morning, KCDC recorded 594 new infections.
Thus, in the past 24 hours alone, South Korea added 813 people to Covid-19, the highest number of new cases on the day since the East Asian nation confirmed its first Covid-19 case on 20/20 1, according to Reuters.
The day before, the number of new cases in Korea was 571. According to the latest update, the number of people killed by Covid-19 in South Korea is currently 17.
Up to 6pm on February 28, the world recorded 83,715 people with Covid-19. 2,859 people died. In particular, China alone 2,788 people, Hong Kong 2 people, Taiwan 1 person, Philippines 1 person, Japan 5 people, France 2 people, Diamond Princess 4 people, Iran 26 people, South Korea 13 people, Italy 17 people.
To prevent the Covid-19 disease from spreading into Vietnam, the Government decided to suspend the application of visa exemption policy for Korean nationals from 0:00 on February 29.
In the afternoon of February 28, the National Steering Committee for the prevention of acute respiratory infections caused by new strains of Corona virus (Covid-19) caused an urgent document to request localities, ministries and branches to step up the development. declaration of epidemic prevention and control measures.
On February 28, during a meeting with the Vietnamese Embassy in the US, CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) representative said that, based on the effectiveness of disease control in Vietnam, the US decided to remove Vietnam from the list of countries at risk of COVID-19 infection.
Previously, the CDC introduced a three-level warning scale and an area that is at risk of COVID-19 infection. Currently, China and South Korea are on the list of the highest and third level warnings. Vietnam is not in the above alert levels.
CDC has highly appreciated Vietnam's medical capacity as well as effective cooperation with the Ministry of Health, the Central Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and a number of Vietnam's major hospitals in sharing information and experiences. and cooperation in disease prevention.
The CDC is expected to send a mission to Vietnam in March 2020 to discuss cooperation and the establishment of a regional CDC Office in Vietnam.
Up to the End of 28th Feb, Vietnam has not recorded any new case of Covid-19 (nCoV or Coronavirus) for 15 days. All 16/16 previous positive cases were cured and discharged.
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