New Covid-19 infections ease a little, with 3552 more cases The Saigon Times Residents in Hanoi’s Bac Tu Liem District wait for their turns to make health declarations and take Covid-19 rapid tests. The Ministry of Health announced 3,552 more Covid-19 cases this evening, July 25, with all of them being domestic infections – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The Ministry of Health announced 3,552 more Covid-19 cases this evening, July 25, sending the day's spike to 7,525 cases, a fall of 1,700 compared to the previous day. The new cases were all domestic infections reported in 31 provinces and cities nationwide, including 594 cases whose source of transmission remained unknown. HCMC as usual took the lead in the case number, at 2,227 cases. The neighboring province of Binh Duong came second with 368 cases, followed by Tay Ninh with 186 cases, Ba Ria-Vung Tau with 126 cases, Dong Nai with 119 cases. Meanwhile, 26 other provinces and cities accounted for the rest. Overall, the … [Read more...] about New Covid-19 infections ease a little, with 3552 more cases
Finding hope in recovery
Particularly, the mission offered incense in commemoration of late Lieutenant General Truong Khanh Chau, Hero of the People’s Armed Forces and former Deputy Defense Minister, and visited and presented gifts to Lieutenant General Tran Hanh, Hero of the People’s Armed Forces and former Deputy Defense Minister. After paying respect to General Chau, General Vinh affirmed that troops throughout the military have been upholding and promoting the glorious tradition built by former generations. Furthermore, they are determined to build and firmly protect socialism in Vietnam. Extending his best wishes to General Chau’s family members, Vinh hoped that they would continue preserving his keepsakes and educating young people about the tradition of the Vietnam People’s Army. On the same day, the delegation visited and presented gifts to former Deputy Defense Minister Tran Hanh. During the visit, General Vinh wished the former defense leader good health and hoped that he would make more … [Read more...] about MND pays gratitude to late, former defense leaders
HCMC has officially allowed F1 cases to quarantine at home since July 17. The new policy is implemented with modern technologies. Face recognition The F1 (close contacts of infected person) home quarantine is being implemented on a trial basis in HCMC with the VietNam Health Declaration (VHD) app. This is also the solution chosen by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for migrant medical quarantine. Luu The Anh, Deputy Director of Viettel Solutions, the app developer, said that home quarantined people are required to check in with face recognition at certain moments of the day for medical declaration. There are schedules for medical workers or local policemen to supervise home quarantine. Singapore is applying a similar solution. The developer is joining forces with the HCMC Healthcare Department to apply the solution in localities before the solution is applied nationwide when MOH officially allows F1 and F0 (infected person) cases to quarantine at home. Quarantined people … [Read more...] about Which technologies are being used to supervise home-quarantined people?
Transport departments to ensure smooth circulation of essential goods COVID-19 infections near 100,000 as new daily record was broken again New checkpoints to ease congestion entering capital city Hà Nội prepared for multiple scenarios in latest COVID-19 outbreak HCM City, southern provinces tighten enforcement of COVID-19 regulations Bến Thành Market in HCM City devoid of tourists and traders as the city underwent strict social distancing order. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Vũ HCM CITY — Starting Monday, residents of HCM City will no longer be allowed to go outside and all activities except medical emergencies or COVID-19 coordination efforts, will be banned from 6pm until 6am the following day. Nguyễn Thành Phong, Chairman of HCM City People’s Committee, announced the latest movement restriction late Sunday as the southern economic centre battles a serious outbreak that still sees no sign of improving after 55 days into a social distancing order and more … [Read more...] about HCM City residents forbidden to go outside between 6pm-6am
A residential area in Hà Nội is isolated after a COVID-19 case was detected. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — A total of 7,531 COVID-19 cases were detected in Việt Nam on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health. Of the new infections, 7,525 were community cases and six imported that were quarantined upon arrival. The national tally has now reached 98,465, including 96,287 domestic and 2,178 imported cases. HCM City had the most infections on Sunday with 4,555, followed by Bình Dương Province (1,249 cases), Tây Ninh Province (313), Đồng Nai (253), Tiền Giang (218) and Khánh Hoà (172). Dozens of cases were also detected in other 30 localities including Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, Phú Yên, Đồng Tháp, Bình Thuận, Cần Thơ, Vĩnh Long, Bến Tre, Trà Vinh, Bình Phước, Kiên Giang, Đà Nẵng, Hà Nội, Đắk Lắk, Quảng Nam, Vĩnh Phúc, Hậu Giang, Sóc Trăng, Ninh Thuận, Bắc Ninh, Bình Định, Gia Lai, Đắk Nông, Nghệ An, Quảng Ngãi, Bạc Liêu, An Giang, Thừa Thiên-Huế, Lâm Đồng, Hà Nam and Thanh Hoá. … [Read more...] about 7,531 new COVID-19 cases recorded on Sunday, national tally nears 100,000
The 15th National Assembly (NA) is spending the entire day on July 25, on discussing the implementation of the socio-economic development and State budget plans during the first six months, solutions for task performance in the year’s latter half, and the development plan for 2021 - 2025. Legislators at the plenary sitting on July 25 (Photo: VNA) The plenary discussion, part of the 15th parliament’s first session, is broadcast live on radio and television. Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh reported on the socio-economic and State budget situations in the first half of 2021, noting that the economic growth of 5.64 percent during the period was relatively high compared to other countries, many localities hit by the COVID-19 pandemic still posted growth, the macro-economy stayed stable, inflation was kept low, while the major balances of the economy, the monetary market, credit, exchange rates, and interest rates were also stable. For the … [Read more...] about NA talks socio-economic development in 2021, next five years