Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on May 12 morning, marking the 26th day in a row without infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Teachers at Dich Vong Hau Kindergarten in Cau Giay, Hanoi welcome back students to class on May 11 after more than three months of closure for COVID-19 prevention. (Photo: Thu Tra)
Among the 288 confirmed cases so far, 148 are imported ones and were quarantined upon their arrival in the country, and the remaining 140 contracted the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in the community.
As many as 249 patients, or 86 percent of the total, have recovered from the disease.
On May 11, eight patients treated at the Hanoi-based National Hospital for Tropical Disease No. 2 were given the all-clear. They will continue undergo quarantine and health monitoring for the next 14 days.
Of the 39 remainders still under treatment, eight have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once while 11 others negative at least twice.
A total of 11,929 people are kept in quarantine at present, including 329 at hospitals, 6,432 at other quarantine facilities, and the rest at home.
(HBO) - The Department of Health and Military High Command of northern Hoa Binh province on June 19 received 81 Vietnamese citizens returning from Angola for concentrated quarantine.
(HBO) - Starting to build the fund of "The Gratitude of Teammate” in 2013 with the purpose of supporting and helping the veterans having difficulty in housing, the Veterans’ Association of Lac Son district has always affirmed to be a pioneer in the movement "Together we can change the world”, " The leaves protect tattered ones”.
(HBO) -The program "Bank of Cows” has been implemented by the Central Committee of the Red Cross in 2010, with the objective to help the families having difficulties through the assistance of breeding cows. In the province, the program has given hundreds of cows to the poor and the people having difficulties, helping them to have the favorable conditions for developing economy and escaping poverty sustainably.
(HBO) - By the end of May 2020, the number of people participating in compulsory social insurance in the whole province was 73,796 people, reducing by 409 people (0.5%) compared to that of April 2020, increasing by 207 people (0.3%) compared to that of the same period in 2019.
(HBO) - The Mai Chau-based Regional Development Programme (under the World Vision Vietnam - WVV), in collaboration with the Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs and the Red Cross Society of Mai Chau district, on June 10 distributed essential and medical supplies to help locals in Tan Thanh, Thanh Son and Son Thuy commune in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.