Health ministry said that Bạch Mai is not a source of infection, however, as the majority cases have been traced back to a company that provides food and logitics for the hospital
Việt Nam has confirmed 163 COVID-19 infection cases, of whom 20 have recovered and been discharged from hospitals as of Friday afternoon.
Việt Nam needed to strictly monitor people entering the country, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said yesterday while chairing a meeting of the Government’s Standing Committee to hear reports on the COVID-19 situation.
Việt Nam is facing an uphill battle to control tuberculosis (TB), with about 174,000 people in the country contracting the disease each year and 13,000 fatalities.
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam on Firday warned about the possibilities of COVID-19 spreading from hundreds of thousands of people who have entered Viet Nam since earlier this month, and requested relevant bodies and the public to stay alert.
Enterprises and members of the public have teamed up with the Government to tackle the deadly novel coronavirus, and Vietnamese artists and influencers are also getting involved in the fight.
A number of profession footballers have donated cash to help the country fight COVID-19.
Việt Nam’s military has prepared facilities ready to accept 20,000 people for quarantine if the need arises.
Việt Nam must continue its strong efforts to decisively prevent and cope with the COVID-19 epidemic which was spreading globally, said Deputy Prime Minister and head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control Vũ Đức Đam yesterday.
Việt Nam continues implementing drastic measures and joint efforts to prevent and control COVID-19.