Entrants to Vietnam only need to perform testing for SARS-CoV-2 once

Entrants to Vietnam only need to perform testing for SARS-CoV-2 once

In order to create favorable conditions for entrants to Vietnam and boost the tourism sector, the Ministry of Health yesterday proposed the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control to require entrants to the country to test negative for SARS-CoV-2 with RT-PCR method within 72 hours or antigen rapid test within 24 hours before their arrival except for children aged under two years.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at online meeting between the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control with the steering committees of 63 provinces and cities (Photo: SGGP)

Vigilance must be enhanced against variant Omicron: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 10 requested increased vigilance as the Covid-19 pandemic continues developing complicatedly, with the appearance of the new and more contagious variant Omicron in many countries around the world.
PM Pham Minh Chinh at the event (Photo: VNA)

PM asks for safely adapting to pandemic

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on October 9 chaired a nationwide teleconference between the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control and 63 cities and provinces to review the fight against Covid-19 and discuss socio-economic recovery and development in the near future.
PM Pham Minh Chinh (C) in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA)

PM inspects pandemic prevention and control in HCM City

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, who is also Head of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, inspected pandemic prevention and control work in several areas in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong chairs a meeting on the pandemic situation and implementation of urgent measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic in HCMC and Southern localities on August 24. (Photo: VNA)

All resources focus on caring for people’s health, protecting residents' life

At a meeting on the pandemic situation and implementation of urgent measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic in HCMC and Southern localities on August 24 in Hanoi, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong asked all State agencies and units to focus on taking care of the people’s health and protecting the residents’ life.
F1 Covid-19 patients in Hanoi found to be F0

F1 Covid-19 patients in Hanoi found to be F0

111 “F1” Covid patients were found to be F0 aka original carriers, said the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on June 03.
Vietnam to integrate “vaccine passports”

Vietnam to integrate “vaccine passports”

At the meeting of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on March 12, the Ministry of Health said Vietnam was negotiating with Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers like Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Gamaleya, looking to gain access to all supplies available to deploy vaccines on a wider scale.
Collecting samples for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)

No new COVID-19 infections recorded on early February 22

Vietnam posted no new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours until 6am on February 22, keeping the national tally at 2,383, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.