COVID-19 Updates (September 28): Indonesia Ambassador praise Vietnam’s success
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|Disinfection spray on a Vietnam Airline plane. (Photo: VNA)|
Vietnam goes through 25 consecutive days without community infections
The 6am news on September 27 of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reports that Vietnam COVID-19 tally stays unchanged at 1,069. 999 patients are cured, death toll remains at 35, mostly elderly people with serious underlying health conditions.
Among patients under treatment, there is no longer any critical case, while four have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, five twice and 13 thrice. At present, close to 16,830 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions are under quarantine.
Thus, there have been 26 days that Vietnam has not recorded cases in the community. However, the National Steering Committee stated that the pandemic situation worldwide still complicatedly develops, many countries have to face another outbreak after loosening control and quarantine measures. Therefore, it is recommended that citizens keep on implementing COVID-19 control methods as regulated.
|Indonesia media applauded Vietnam's dual goal: controlling pandemic and developing economy. (Photo: People Army's Newspaper)|
Indonesia Ambassador praises Vietnam’s success
In a recent interview, Indonesian Ambassador to Vietnam Ibnu Hadi affirmed that the key to Vietnam's success is fast decision-making from the Government which receives support and is closely observed by all levels of society, according to the People Army's Newspaper.
According to Ibnu, Vietnam's economy is quite dependent on exports. But thanks to accurate evaluations and projections, the Vietnamese Government has devised measures to cushion the negative impact of COVID-19 by creating optimal conditions for exporters during the pandemic period and boosting the production of key export items such as garment, footwear, and medical equipment.
As a result, the economy remains resilient and enjoys positive growth which has gained the admiration of various countries in the region and the world, the diplomat noted. During its second wave of infections, Vietnam also quickly rolled out preventive measures in confirmed outbreaks instead of imposing large-scale restrictions, which kept the economy running, he added.
|HCM City boosts domestic tourism amid Covid-19 (Photo: Vietnamnet)|
HCM City boosts domestic tourism amid Covid-19
Do Van Thuc, deputy director of Dat Viet Tour Company, said the tourism sector in HCM City was having a hard time, so they decided to build packages and products for short-term tours to attract young people, households and small companies, Vietnamnet cited.
Marketing Director of Majestic Hotel Nguyen Huu Nang Phuong said that the hotel had many offers and programs aiming at domestic customers including HCM City residents. They also have many discount programs for weddings, meetings, and other events until December 31.
According to Nguyen Viet Anh from HCM City Department of Tourism, after the second wave was controlled, they had collaborated with HCM City Tourism Association to start stimulus programs from now until the end of 2020. Managers of all tourist spots, tour agencies and accommodation facilities must follow preventive regulations. This time, the department will further develop city tourism that links with other provinces around HCM City.
|Over 270 Vietnamese citizens return from Russia (Photo: VNA)|
Over 270 Vietnamese citizens return from Russia
Over 270 Vietnamese citizens were flown home from Russia on a repatriation flight of Bamboo Airways on September 26 as a joint effort of competent authorities of both nations, according to Vietnam Plus.
The passengers included children under 18, the elderly, people with illnesses, pregnant women, workers whose contracts have expired, and students without accommodation due to dormitory closure.
Security, safety and hygiene measures were rigorously taken during the flight to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Upon their arrival at Can Tho International Airport, all the crew members and passengers were given medical checkups and put under quarantine in line with regulations.
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