An American national was confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus on Sunday morning, bringing the total number of cases in Việt Nam to seven.
The market witnessed steep declines Friday because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak that dampened investor sentiment.
HCM City is setting up a rapid response team to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (nCoV), as requested by the Ministry of Health.
Responding to the recent outbreak of coronavirus, Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam said Việt Nam will give high priority to the prevention and combat of epidemics.
Five ministries have universally rejected a proposal by the transport ministry to restrict private investment in the country’s biggest airports and instead hand the job to a single company.
HCM City and aviation authorities have taken measures to ensure security at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport and ease congestion in and around it during the Tết (Lunar New Year) rush.
The new route would help facilitate tourism, investment, trade and people-to-people exchanges, the committee said.