Quang Tri (VNA) - Leaders of central Quang Tri province and the Lao province of Salavan attended a working session on April 8 to discuss coordination in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Vice Chairman of the Quang Tri Provincial People’s Committee Hoang Nam, it has quarantined 12,000 Vietnamese citizens returning from Laos and Thailand in Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. Authorities in Quang Tri, nestled on the Vietnam-Laos border, have deployed more than 80 border guard posts, of which 25 are located along the border with Salavan province. They have strictly controlled entry and exit through border gates, trails, and paths, while organising campaigns calling on people on both sides to not pass through, Nam said. The province has also facilitated import and export activities between the two sides in line with strict regulations on disease control, he stressed, adding that all the 120 Lao students pursuing studies in Quang Tri have received support and … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Lao provinces enhance coordination in fighting COVID-19
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The embassy has provided updated information about the disease for Vietnamese citizens, especially students, and recommended they take preventive measures and follow regulations on entry and exit procedures and quarantine in both countries, while helping those who were stuck at U.S. airports to fly home. … [Read more...] about Supporting students – top priority amid COVID-19 outbreak: Ambassador to U.S.
Shortly after the notification of this case, the local health sector has carried out an epidemiological survey of all patients, medical workers and visitors at the General Hospital and disinfected the entire facility. Medical workers and patients at the department where the COVID-19 patient has been receiving treatment have also been quarantined, Minh noted. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia (updated hourly)
Vũ purchased anti-bacterial cloth masks as they can be reusable. He told traders and street vendors to read carefully the guidelines on how to use the face masks, reminded them to wash their hands regularly and instructed them to provide medical declarations in case they owned a smartphone. … [Read more...] about Locals help spread information on COVID-19 in their own ways