“The Lao PDR has been managing the outbreak relatively well, thanks to improved communicable disease surveillance and response capacity over the last decade. It still needs to maintain maximum preparedness and strengthen the health care service system to be able to respond to any resurgence of COVID-19,” Ye added. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 27
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Dan Kritenbrink, US Ambassador to Vietnam. (Photo: US Embassy in Vietnam) Dan Kritenbrink, US Ambassador to Vietnam, said “I want to commend the government of Vietnam which has done an outstanding job in its response to COVID-19 and continues to be proactive, cooperative, and transparent”. “I simply say 'Thank You' to all of the people in Vietnam working on the front line of this fight. Your work is saving lives.” … [Read more...] about What foreign ambassadors say about Vietnam’s coronavirus fight?
Nearly 340 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and quarantined upon arrival on May 27 (Photo: VNA). According to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, the total infections in the country stand at 327, including 187 imported cases which were quarantined upon their arrival, posing no risk of community infection. … [Read more...] about Vietnam goes 42nd straight days without community transmission
In the Philippines, police in Manila on May 26 did a dry run of measures to enforce social distancing on public transport and control the spread of coronavirus. The exercise aimed to manage hundreds of thousands of people once public transportation eventually resumes after having been closed for nearly 11 weeks. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 28
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases over the last 12 hours, with total cases still standing at 327, including 187 imported ones, by 6pm on May 28. The country has gone 42 consecutive days without community transmission, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. As many as 278 out of 327 patients or 85 percent of the total have recovered, and there has been no death so far. The 49 remainders are being treated at nine national and provincial medial facilities, with eight testing negative once for SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the acute respiratory disease, and 17 negative at least twice. A total of 8,869 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or returned from pandemic-hit areas are under health monitoring, of whom 49 were quarantined at hospitals, 7,008 at other concentrated facilities and 1,812 at home and place of residence./. … [Read more...] about No new COVID-19 infections recorded in Vietnam on May 28 evening