Some 3,500 patients have been locked down in Bach Mai Hospital since March 28, including 800 in a serious condition, following an outbreak of COVID-19 with 25 cases confirmed so far.
As national social distancing is carried out to curb the spread of COVID-19, all nonessential businesses are closed but the number of online orders has increased significantly.
Việt Nam’s 73rd COVID-19 patient, who returned to Việt Nam from UK on March 15, was given the all clear on Thursday morning.
A Facebook user has been fined VNĐ12.5 million (US$530) for spreading fake news, incorrectly claiming a COVID-19 patient had died in Việt Nam.
Most of the streets he passes are empty as citizens practise social distancing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, but for a delivery driver like Nguyễn Văn Thắng, being outside is a must.