The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta city of Cần Thơ on November 25 saw its highest single day incidence of COVID-19, 1,310 cases, and six related deaths, according to its Department of Health.
Despite the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, shrimp exports have remained strong this year, also causing local retail prices to rise in the Mekong Delta.
There has been a sharp rise in demand for cold storage in the Asia-Pacific region which has pushed foreign investment into Việt Nam, strengthening the value of the local supply chain.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Sóc Trăng's large-scale farming areas and improved linkages among stakeholders have resulted in higher yield and profits after five years of agricultural restructuring.
The southernmost province of Cà Mau has strengthened regulations on the use of Cà Mau geographical indication for its black tiger shrimp to protect the rights of shrimp breeders and consumers.
Deputy health minister Trần Văn Thuấn said Việt Nam’s medical oxygen supply capacity is sufficient to cope with COVID-19 demands amid escalating outbreaks in many areas of the country.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An has been very successful in building national new-style rural areas, improving people’s incomes in the countryside and the beautiful look of rural areas.