The Vietnamese public is overwhelmingly in favour of the closure of high-risk markets selling animals coming from the wild, a survey has found.
A total of 300 local COVID-19 cases were reported on Sunday in nine localities, the Ministry of Health announced.
The central city of Đà Nẵng has ordered closure of beaches and sit-in dining venues starting Sunday at noon due to a new COVID-19 outbreak that have spawned 24 infections in a single day.
Việt Nam recorded 293 local COVID-19 cases on Saturday in 15 localities, the Ministry of Health announced.
Việt Nam will send an 11-strong contingent to the Tokyo Paralympics this summer.
Pufferfish is a luxury winter delicacy in Japan, but a licence is required to prepare and serve "fugu", as the fish is known, with any bite potentially containing a lethal toxic surprise.