A total of 8,429 new COVID-19 infections were reported in Việt Nam on Tuesday, increasing the caseload since the beginning of the pandemic to 170,190, according to the Ministry of Health.
Collaboration between ASEAN member countries and Japan, Republic of Korea and China was the focus of the ASEAN+3 Foreign Ministers' Meeting, which was held virtually on Tuesday.
Part of Từ Dũ maternity hospital and the entire Saigon General Hospital, both in HCM City’s District 1, have been converted into field hospitals with a total of 350 beds for Covid-19 treatment, according to city authorities.
Việt Nam and HCM City have been receiving a great deal of support and vaccine donations from countries around the world to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Two new COVID-19 treatment areas were launched in Bình Dương on Tuesday amid complicated developments of the pandemic in the southern province.
Việt Nam officially assumes the role as coordinator for ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (RoK) relations for 2021-24 at the ASEAN-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held via videoconference on Tuesday.