Besides social distancing, the country is still applying other measures such as early identification of cases and contacts, early diagnosis and early isolation; identifying “patients zero,” who are the first cases to be infected with the virus and spread it to others; and preventing two “super spreaders”---Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi and Buddha Bar in HCMC---from continuing to spread the disease. … [Read more...] about Social distancing prevents Covid-19 upsurge: PM
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Right from the very first days when COVID-19 epidemic appeared in Viet Nam, Samsung Vietnam has actively implemented many COVID-19 prevention and control measures at all factories, which includes: updating continuously, training and guiding staffs on disease prevention methods, providing free masks and disinfectant hand sanitiser, checking employees' body temperature at factory gates, suspending crowded activities, and regularly implementing disinfection measures in the plants’ areas. … [Read more...] about Samsung Vietnam donates VND10 billion to COVID-19 prevention
No one left behind: Hanoi's dialysis patients get help amid COVID-19 Dialysis patients at Hà Nội-based Bạch Mai Hospital have seen their difficulties increase in recent days, because not only do they have to self-quarantine but also follow medical treatment and take measures to avoid the SARS-CoV2 virus. … [Read more...] about How Hanoi penalizes offenders of COVID-19 pandemic prevention rules?
State-owned oil producer PetroVietnam’s after-tax profit in the first quarter dropped by half to VND4.4 trillion ($189 million), according to a recent report by the Commission for Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC). … [Read more...] about Fuel giants lose millions to coronavirus crisis
In a report recently submitted to the National Assembly Committee on Social Affairs, the association outlines their prediction that between 60% and 80% of its firms will move to temporarily suspend operations by the middle of April, therefore affecting 800,000 workers. This massive number of layoffs could increase to 1.2 million by the end of April if all businesses cease operations. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 7