Vietnam sees increase in Covid-19 cases in August

Vietnam sees increase in Covid-19 cases in August

The country recorded 72,324 cases of Covid-19 in August 2022, an increase of 2.4 times, and 24 deaths, an increase of 18 cases compared to July 2022. In the country, cases of infection with sub-variants BA.4, BA.5, and BA.2.74 have been recorded in the community, especially the sub-variant BA.5 is dominating among the cases.
Ho Chi Minh City bracing for dual epidemics

Ho Chi Minh City bracing for dual epidemics

The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Disease Control and Prevention this afternoon hosted an online meeting with 21 districts and Thu Duc City to inform disease prevention and control works in HCMC under the chair of Director of the municipal Health Department Tang Chi Thuong. 
Vietnam detects more Omicron sub-variants

Vietnam detects more Omicron sub-variants

According to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, Vietnam has particularly recorded the emergence of another fast-spreading Omicron sub-variant BA 2.75. Therefore, localities were asked to report the coronavirus development and Covid cases.