The three localities with the highest numbers of infections are Ho Chi Minh City with 1,255 cases, Binh Duong with 483 cases and Dong Nai with 390 cases. Also on Thursday, 71 deaths were added, with 41 cases in Ho Chi Minh City, 12 in Binh Duong, five in Long An, four in An Giang, three in Soc Trang, two each in Ninh Thuan and Dong Nai, and one each in Quang Ngai and Hanoi. The total coronavirus deaths so far is 21,847, accounting for around 2.5 percent of all infections. 1,541 Covid-19 patients were also announced recovered on Thursday, bringing the total number of recovered cases to 798,124. Around 49.3 million people have been vaccinated with at least one Covid-19 shot. 19.4 million people have been fully vacicnated. A government directive on assessing the pandemic level in each locality comprises two primary criteria: the proportion of people aged 18 and more that have been vaccinated, and the number of new cases per 100,000 people in a week. Based on these, areas are … [Read more...] about Vietnam records 3,618 more local Covid cases
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Passengers in the Eastern Bus Station in HCMC (Photo: SGGP) After the release of the Government’s resolution No. 128/NQ-CP on the Interim Regulation on safe and flexible adaptation and effective control over the Covid-19 pandemic, many provinces and cities have removed Covid-19 border to facilitate travel between localities. On October 20, the number of passengers sharply increased in the Eastern Bus Station in Binh Thanh District while travel operators including Kumho, Chin Nghia, Toan Thang and Phuong Trang started selling bus tickets. Coaches transporting travelers among eight provinces and cities have been allowed to resume operation, including 40 trips started in HCMC and 34 coming from other localities to the Eastern Bus Station, according to the terminal. Other companies in the Western Bus Station, such as Toan Thang, Huynh Gia, Phuong Trang, Phu Vinh Long have also resumed their operation. Deputy Director of the Department of Transport of Vinh Long Province said … [Read more...] about Government’s resolution 128 helps transportation easier among HCMC, localities
Specifically, a passenger resides or stays in areas with high Covid-19 risk levels or is under regional medical isolation or a passenger departing from Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Son Nhat and Can Tho international airports need to have negative test results for SARS-CoV-2 by RT- PCR or rapid antigen test valid within 72 hours from the time of sample collection to before the departure of their flight. Passengers from areas with lower Covid-19 risk levels are eligible to fly if they fulfill one of the three following requests including having a certificate of full vaccination for over 14 days and less than 12 months from the flight departure time, having a Covid-19 certificate for healed persons (that they have been cured for less than 6 months) or testing negative within 72 hours before boarding a flight. The Ministry of Transport requires airlines to only accept and transport passengers who participate in the country’s economic recovery including public service activities, Covid-19 … [Read more...] about Flyers from Covid-19 high risk areas must undergo Covid-19 test
300 Vietnamese nationals repatriated from France flew back to Việt Nam at Vân Đồn International Airport in Quảng Ninh Province under a pilot vaccine passport programme in late September. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Vaccine passports from 72 countries have been accepted by Vietnamese authorities to allow people to enter from abroad, and Việt Nam is currently in discussions with 80 countries and territories for mutual recognition for each other's COVID-19 vaccine certification. Lê Thị Thu Hằng, spokesperson for the Vietnamese foreign ministry, disclosed the information on Thursday during the regular press briefing held virtually from Hà Nội. The 72 countries and territories in question are those whose representatives in Việt Nam have officially presented the COVID-19 vaccination and/or recovery documentation to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and temporary recognition has been granted, under the new guidelines of safe, flexible, effective adaptation to COVID-19 pandemic … [Read more...] about Việt Nam temporarily approves COVID-19 vaccine certificates by 72 countries, territories: Foreign ministry
Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao praised the proposals and initiatives of Vietnam and hoped that it would share its experiences with other ITU member countries. The ITU is a specialized organization of the United Nations established on July 15, 1947. The ITU has 193 member countries, and more than 700 associate members that are businesses, research institutions operating in the fields of telecommunications and information technology, and regional and international organizations. The ITU is an organization with the mission of maintaining and strengthening international cooperation in the fields of wireline, radio, fiber optic cable, and satellite in all member countries to enable the use of telecommunications in the most effective way. Vietnam’s role in ITU Since 1975, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been the sole legal representative of Vietnam to participate in the ITU. In recent years, … [Read more...] about What is Vietnam’s role in the International Telecommunication Union?
A health worker taking samples for COVID-19 testing from residents in Tân Lập Ward, Buôn Ma Thuột City in the central highland province of Đắk Lắk on Thursday. VNA/VNS Photo Tuấn Anh HÀ NỘI — A further 3,636 COVID-19 cases were reported in Việt Nam on Thursday, as well 71 deaths. The new cases were recorded in 50 provinces and cities. Among the new cases, 3,618 were domestic infections and 18 were imported. There were 1,649 infections detected in the community. The number of domestic cases decreased by 17 compared to the previous day. HCM City reported the highest number of new cases with 1,255, followed by Bình Dương (483) and Đồng Nai (390). Nine cases were found in Hà Nội. Others cases were found in Tây Ninh (185), An Giang (174), Sóc Trăng (109) and Bạc Liêu (102). Some localities recorded two-digit cases, including Kiên Giang (92), Tiền Giang (82), Cà Mau (80), Bình Thuận (78), Long An (70), Trà Vinh (57), Gia Lai (43), Khánh Hòa (40), Bình Định (36), … [Read more...] about 3,636 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed on Thursday