City Party Chief Nguyen Van Nen is vaccinated in the drive (Photo: SGGP) Central and municipal leaders at the vaccination drive launch (Photo: SGGP) The launching ceremony for the drive was held at FPT Software Company in the Hi-Tech Park in Thu Duc City this morning with the participation of Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh, HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Van Nen, Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long , Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and the Japanese Consul General to Ho Chi Minh City, Watanabe Nobuhiro. An employee of FPT is vaccinated (Photo: SGGP) An employee of FPT is vaccinated (Photo: SGGP) The mass vaccination drive is scheduled to finish before June 27 with 200,000 people a day. Speaking at the ceremony, Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh reiterated that from April 27 to now, the Southeast Asian country has entered the fourth wave of Covid-19 and Ho Chi Minh City recorded more than 1,100 cases. Mr. Binh
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On Friday, following a near three-week social distancing order in Ho Chi Minh City, the southern metropolis recorded the highest daily infections ever, 149, after 137 on Thursday. The city is standing third among affected localities in the ongoing wave, which broke out April 27, with more than 1,400 cases. It has not been able to identify the sources for 11 of its total 14 existing clusters. In more than a few cases, they are frontline medical workers, state officials and factory workers. A company of 791 employees at Tan Tao Industrial Park in Binh Tan District has recorded at least 26 infections. The cluster was detected on June 15 after two workers had medical examinations at a local hospital and were found infected. Binh Tan on Friday afternoon put the People’s Committee office of An Lac Ward under lockdown after a staff member was found having contracted the new coronavirus. The ward hosts the Ehome residential building, currently a cluster of at least 69 infections.
IPs in Dong Nai take measures to prevent COVID spread from HCM City Two severely ill patients die of COVID-19 complications 71-year-old woman becomes Việt Nam's 62nd COVID-19 related death Recovered COVID-19 patient giving back to the community Technology leads the way in anti-COVID-19 strategy A worker at the Saigon High-tech Park in Thủ Đức City is vaccinated on June 19, the first day of the COVID vaccination drive in HCM City. VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Vũ HCM CITY — HCM City on June 19 began the fourth phase of its COVID vaccination drive at the Saigon High-tech Park in Thủ Đức City. It is being carried out at 1,000 sites until July 5. Workers at industrial parks and export processing zones are prioritised to ensure the smooth operation of supply chains, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyễn Trường Sơn said. A representative of the Thủ Đức City Medical Centre said 400-500 workers at the Saigon High-tech Park would be vaccinated on the first day. A
Health Ministry confirms 112 new Covid-19 cases The Saigon Times A worker at the Saigon Hi-Tech Park in HCMC is injected with the Covid-19 vaccine this morning. Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has risen to 12,620 - PHOTO: MINISTRY OF HEALTH HCMC - The Ministry of Health has confirmed 112 new Covid-19 cases, with 109 of them caused by local transmission and three imported, sending the country’s total infections to 12,620 as of this afternoon, June 19. The domestic cases were detected in eight cities and provinces, including 64 in HCMC, 22 in Bac Giang, 14 in Bac Ninh, three in Long An, two in Hoa Binh, two in Nghe An, one in Lao Cai and one in Hanoi. The three imported cases were reported in Thanh Hoa, Ha Nam and Tay Ninh. They were quarantined right after returning to the country. The number of domestic infections has amounted to 9,376 since the fourth Covid-19 wave began on April 27. Vietnam has administered over 2.2 million Covid-19 vaccine shots so far. On June 18