Due to complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, residents across Việt Nam welcomed the New Year 2022 with high awareness of pandemic prevention and control.
Everywhere people followed the Ministry of Health’s regulations and 5K message -- khẩu trang (facemask), khử khuẩn (disinfection), khoảng cách (distance), không tụ tập (no gathering) and khai báo y tế (health declaration) -- as citizens get used to living safely with the pandemic in the ‘new normal’ state.
|St Joseph's Cathedral is a popular place for people in Hà Nội before New Year's Eve. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hiếu|
|Residents in Bạch Mai Ward, Hai Bà Trưng District, in Hà Nội decorate their living places with national flags to welcome the New Year. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoàng Hiếu|
|The Bạc Liêu People’s Committee on Friday night organised an artistic performance to welcome the New Year 2022. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhật Bình|
|The Nguyễn Huệ walking street in District 1 in HCM City is often crowded during events in the city, but is now empty. The city decided not to have fireworks or organise a countdown programme this year due to COVID-19. — VNA/VNS Photo Hồng Giang|
|A tourist site in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk gets ready to receive tourists during the New Year holiday. After a long period being seriously affected by the pandemic, the provincial tourism sector is trying to recover. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoài Thu|
|Tân Vũ Port in the northern port city of Hải Phòng on Friday night receives the first batch of goods in the New Year 2022. — VNA/VNS Photo An Văn Đăng|
|The Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ on Friday night holds a musical ceremony “Cần Thơ ước vọng ngày mới” (Cần Thơ hopes for new days) to welcome the year 2022. — VNA/VNS Photo Trung Kiên|