For the first time in almost a month, Việt Nam has no new cases of coronavirus to report.
Two patients have recovered and have been discharged from Ninh Thuận Province General Hospital after testing negative for SARS-CoV-2 three times.
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.
The 19 new infections are the largest single-day rise in the country and bring the total to 113.
The COVID-19 pandemic has so far hurt many businesses in the country, except the insurance industry.
In light of coronavirus spread concerns, Việt Nam will temporarily suspend visa issuance for foreigners entering the country for a period of 30 days starting Wednesday (March 18), Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyễn Trường Sơn spoke with Vietnam News Agency about Viet Nam’s efforts to fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with early detection and prompt quarantine to prevent the disease from spreading two key elements