Everything You Need To Know About Vietnam Covid Outbreak
Below are some very short pieces of covid updated in Vietnam for 2021.
Vietnam reports first local COVID-19 cases in 35 days
Vietnam said on Thursday it had detected its first locally transmitted cases of the coronavirus in 35 days, as authorities ordered tighter surveillance to prevent a new outbreak.
Four members of a family in northern Ha Nam province and one person in southern Ho Chi Minh City were infected, the health ministry said, having all been in contact with an individual who had returned from Japan and tested positive, despite clearing quarantine.
Read more: reuters.com
This case was noticed on April 29, Thursday, before long holiday in Vietnam, Reunification day April 30 and labour day May 01 then we are all at risk as we travel a lot domestically.
Vietnam Extends Quarantine Past 14 Days After India Variant Found
Vietnam is keeping people in quarantine centers longer than the 14-day period in its latest step to prevent the spread of coronavirus amid the emergence of cases being traced to overseas travelers.
Provinces were instructed by the health ministry to “temporarily keep” in quarantine until further notice people who have completed the 14-day isolation, according to a post on the government website. Three patients in Vinh Phuc were found to be carrying a virus variant first detected in India, the health ministry said.
Read more: Bloomberg
We all know that 14 days is not enough to check the effection of Coronavirus new variant, many patients have tested negatives then positives again after 14-day isolation time.
COVID-19 Stages Another Comeback in Vietnam
Vietnam’s outbreak is still modest compared to most of the region, let alone India or Brazil, but is nonetheless likely to delay Vietnam’s plan for a staged opening of the country to international tourists.
The country had plans to resume international tourism between July and September of this year, focusing first on the popular beach and golf resorts around Danang. If successful, this would have put it on pace to open fully to international tourists during the last quarter of 2021.
These plans are now on hold, ensuring that the ban on foreign tourist arrivals that was imposed in March 2020 will remain in place for some time to come. (Currently, Vietnam only allows select categories of foreigners to enter the country, including high-skilled workers and those with diplomatic and official passports.)
Read more: thediplomat.com
This outbreak is also effected to Domestic tourists as students, schoolars will not go to school during sumer holiday, they have 3 month June, July, August for free. Vietnamess parents love to go on holiday this occasion of year.
Vietnam Intensifies Border Checks to Stem ‘Very Worrisome’ Outbreak
Vietnam has ordered a strict border control and mandatory quarantines of three weeks while imposing some movement restrictions as it traces the recent flare up in coronavirus cases to overseas travelers.
Vietnam is facing potential clusters from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, prompting the government to issue an array of increasingly tough orders to avoid major outbreaks.
Visitors from abroad and those who have been in close contact with virus patients are required to spend three weeks in official quarantine quarters, according to a Wednesday night posting on the government’s website.
Read more: Bloomberg
Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, and Laos and Cambodia to the west. It also shares maritime borders with Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Then border checks are a “MUST” to control the spread of covid in the community.
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