Việt Nam's seven-day average of daily new cases stands at 3,260.
Medical workers from the Chợ Rẫy and Thống Nhất hospitals in HCM City have left for Cà Mau and Ninh Thuận provinces to help with the COVID-19 fight there.
Thanks to a newly launched campaign across the country, at least 3,000 women will be provided with free breast cancer screening from October 16.
As the citywide lockdown causes blood shortage in Hà Nội, many foreigners in Hà Nội have called on the expat community to donate their blood in the hope of saving more lives and spreading positive messages during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Many schools in HCM City that were used as COVID-19 treatment and quarantine facilities are now being disinfected and cleaned in preparation for resumption of classes.