175 COVID-19 patients given all-clear on June 20 The Ministry of Health reported that 94 new COVID-19 cases had been detected in the six hours from 12pm to 6pm June 20, all local infections. Ho Chi Minh City reported the most cases with 57, while 23 cases were detected in Bac Giang, 9 in Da Nang, three in Bac Ninh, and two in Nghe An. With the new cases, the total number recorded on June 20 amounted to 311, including 11 imported. The national tally rose to 13,211 as of 6pm June 20, including 11,513 domestic cases. 175 patients were given the all-clear from the virus on the day while the death toll related to the disease rose to 66. Among active patients undergoing treatment, 381 have tested negative to coronavirus once, 135 twice and 137 thrice. Twenty one provinces and cities have gone free of new cases for at least 14 days./. Vietnam receives 500,000 doses of Vero-Cell vaccine from China A flight transporting 500,000 doses of Vero-Cell vaccine … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 20
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The 13th Party Congress Resolution says Vietnam aims to become a developed country with high income by 2045, when it will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the country's establishment. This means that Vietnam has 24 more years to reach that goal. And it will be very difficult to turn this into reality if Vietnam still cannot become a ‘developing country with modern industry and higher average income’ by 2030. Core technology Dang Vu Chu, former Minister of Industry, said Vietnam cannot become a country with modern industry if it doesn’t speed up the development of core technology. Chu, 81, was Minister of Light Industry and then Minister of Industry for 12 years. He was a special politician who was a a member of three cabinets under three PMs (Do Muoi, Vo Van Kiet and Phan Van Khai) and has a lot of experience from different development periods. He has been keeping a close watch over the country’s industrial development though he retired 20 years ago. Chu affirmed … [Read more...] about Will 24 years be enough for Vietnam to become a developed country with high income?
The central coastal city of Da Nang again closes public beaches starting 12:00pm on June 20 until further notice. (Photo: VNA) Da Nang – The central coastal city of Da Nang has again closed public beaches and temporarily banned indoor dining, while takeaways and deliveries are encouraged, according to a new order. The move came after the city reported a new COVID-19 outbreak that has spawned 24 infections in a single day. The order – which asks that restaurants, eateries, cafes, and other eating and drinking venues only serve take-away or online orders – will take effect from 12pm on June 20 until further notice. Deputy Chairman of Da Nang Le Quang Nam signed the order on late June 19, just over a week after the restrictions on these activities were lifted on June 9 following three weeks of no local COVID-19 cases. The city has traced a total of 530 people in close contact with COVID-19 patients, said Phan Van Son, deputy head of the Da Nang People’s Committee Office. He … [Read more...] about Da Nang again closes public beaches due to new COVID-19 outbreaks
Officials cut the ribbon to inaugurate the monument complex in Binh Phuoc province on June 20 (Photo: VNA) Binh Phuoc (VNA) – A complex of monuments commemorating Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s journey to seek ways to save his country from the Pol Pot genocidal regime was inaugurated in Loc Ninh district, Vietnam’s southern border province of Binh Phuoc, on June 20. The inauguration ceremony saw the presence of Cambodian Deputy PM and Minister of National Defence Tea Banh, Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth, and Binh Phuoc officials. On June 20, 1977, after crossing the Cambodia - Vietnam border and arriving in Binh Phuoc , Hun Sen, who was then a lieutenant colonel of Region 21 in eastern Cambodia, and his comrades decided to seek help from Vietnam to overthrow the Pol Pot genocidal regime to regain peace for his homeland. Thanks to the Vietnamese Party, State, and people’s assistance, … [Read more...] about Binh Phuoc unveils complex commemorating Cambodian PM’s national salvation journey
HCM City to kick off COVID-19 vaccination campaign on June 19 Ho Chi Minh City is set to begin its COVID-19 vaccination campaign on June 19, with priority groups to get injected with about 800,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses donated by the Japanese Government. Checking the vaccine preservation at a cold storage warehouse in the Cat Lai Industrial Park on June 17, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son said among the 966,300 vaccine doses donated by the Japanese Government to Vietnam, 836,000 doses were allocated to HCM City. He noted according to regulations, a batch of vaccine delivered to Vietnam will undergo examination, which will take 48 hours, at the Hanoi-based National Institute for Control of Vaccines and Biologicals, and only when the vaccine gets the quality certificate can it be put into use. The largest-ever vaccination campaign in HCM City is scheduled to last for about five to seven days, targeting the priority groups identified in the … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 18
Vietnam logs 90 new domestic COVID-19 infections Vietnam recorded 102 new COVID-19 cases, including 90 domestically-transmitted and 12 imported, in the past six hours to 6pm on June 19, the Ministry of Health announced. Among the domestic cases, 31 were detected in Ho Chi Minh City, 18 in Bac Giang, 18 in Binh Duong, seven in Bac Ninh, five in Da Nang, three in Long An, two in Lang Son, two in Dong Nai, two in Ha Tinh, one in Nghe An and one in Nam Dinh. As of 18:00 on June 19, the country had logged 11,213 domestic infections and 1,687 imported cases. The number of local infections since the fourth wave of outbreaks hit the country on April 27 has reached 9,936, including 2,280 recoveries. Among active patients undergoing treatment, 395 have tested negative to coronavirus once, 127 twice and 131 thrice. A total of 5,054 patients were given the all-clear from the virus while the death toll related to the disease amounted to 64./. Best conditions created for trial of … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES JUNE 19