Ho Chi Minh City accounted for the most infections, 6,521 cases, followed by its neighboring provinces of Binh Duong (3,609), Dong Nai (590), and Long An (254). The Health Ministry announced another 240 Covid-19 deaths Tuesday, including 184 in HCMC and 41 in Binh Duong. Another 11,017 patients recovered on Tuesday, raising the number of recoveries to 475,343. Of those in hospitals, 5,133 are severe cases. Vietnam has reported 702,973 cases since the new wave broke out at the end of April and 17,510 have died. The total number of deaths so far is 17,545 cases, accounting for 2.5 percent of the total number of cases and 0.4 percentage points higher than the mortality rate in the world. The country has vaccinated more than 35 million people, among them over 6.78 million have received two doses. "Medicine package for Covid-19 patients" campaign aims to support patients self-isolating at home. Each donation worth VND380,000 ($16.65) can help buy medicine for one patient. For … [Read more...] about Vietnam confirms 11,687 new Covid-19 cases
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Samples are collected from traders in Quảng Trị Province’s Đông Hà City for COVID-19 test yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — A further 11,692 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Việt Nam on Tuesday, bringing the national tally to 707,436. The number of new infections increased by 3,019 compared to Monday's figures. Five new cases were imported and quarantined upon arrival. There were 240 more virus-related fatalities throughout the country on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to a total of 17,545. Among today's new infections, HCM City recorded the highest with 6,521, followed by the southern provinces of Bình Dương (3,609) and Đồng Nai (590). The capital city of Hà Nội reported 12 new infections. Other cases were found in 30 localities, including; Long An, Kiên Giang, An Giang, Tiền Giang, Tây Ninh, Cần Thơ, Đồng Tháp, Bình Định, Khánh Hòa, Đà Nẵng, Bình Thuận, Cà Mau, Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Hà Nam, Quảng Bình, Ninh Thuận, Bình Phước, Đắk Nông, Đắk … [Read more...] about Việt Nam reports 11,692 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday
A resident in HCM City receives a second COVID-19 vaccine shot in July. HCM City has set up a telephone number for people aged 18 and above who have yet to receive their first shot. They can register by sending an SMS message. – VNA Photo Hồng Giang HCM CITY – HCM City’s Department of Information and Communication has set up a telephone exchange number for residents who have yet to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine shot. Adults aged 18 and above in HCM City who have not received their first shot can send an SMS message to 8066 with the description “MUI1 FullName BirthYear District”. For instance, a message can be sent as “MUI1 NguyenVanA 1960 BinhChanh” to 8066. Lists of registered residents will be sent to People’s Committees in districts and Thủ Đức City. HCM City is focusing on vaccinating all adults, with or without permanent residency. The city originally aimed to have all people aged 18 and above to have their first shot by September 15 and second shots by the end … [Read more...] about HCM city sets up telephone exchange number for people who need first vaccine shot
Vietnam is racing against time to vaccinate people in order to soon reopen the economy in affected areas. Vietnam’s Covid-19 cases have reached 707,436 as of Sept. 21, including 67% have recovered, statistics by the Ministry of Health showed. Military medics are important in the pandemic fight in Vietnam. Photo: VNA The total infections were mostly detected in Ho Chi Minh City (49%), Binh Duong (26%), Dong Nai (5%), and Long An (4%). The death toll hit more than 17,000, including 76% in Ho Chi Minh City. The number of average daily infections in Vietnam was 10,330/day over the past week while the number of deaths was 229/day during the week. As the transmission is widespread, Vietnam is racing against time to vaccinate people in order to soon reopen the economy in affected areas. So far, more than 35 million vaccine doses have been administered, including nearly seven million people are fully vaccinated. To get as much vaccine as possible, the country … [Read more...] about Today’s Covid News: Vietnam’s coronavirus infections surpass 700,000
In Vientiane (Photo: Xinhua) Vientiane (VNA) – As the COVID-19 situation is getting worse in Laos, the country is accelerating contact tracing in order to stop COVID-19 infection from spreading. The Lao Ministry of Health said within the past 24 hours, the country recorded 331 new cases of COVID-19, of which 296 were community cases. The ministry said the capital area is still a COVID-19 hotspot as it continued to record the highest number of community infections in a day with 176 cases. To date, the total number of COVID-19 infections in Laos is 19,730, including 16 deaths. The Vientiane Department of Health is carrying out contact tracing of patients in recent community cases in an effort to control the risk of a large-scale outbreak. At the same time, the Vientiane Capital Government also asked supermarkets and convenience stores to close during the city's lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Food markets can open and only sell agricultural and fresh … [Read more...] about Laos accelerates contact tracing to curb spread of COVID-19
After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam? On September 21, The Sherpa, a subsidiary of Masan Group Corporation, announced an investment of $13 million to acquire a 70-per-cent stake in mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Mobicast and officially expand to the telecommunications sector. This is Masan's first step into the digital services sector. Mobicast's services target tech-savvy customers with great demand for data usage and digital lifestyle. As a result, the startup can help Masan to complete its offline-to-online offerings of necessities and financial services. An MVNO offers a fast and cost-efficient system to build transmission and reception network infrastructure. Besides this, an MVNO is considered a catalyst for competition in the mobile telecommunications market. MVNO players will develop value-added services on mobile devices, helping to improve quality and diversify experiences. It is estimated that necessities … [Read more...] about After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam?