Flights from HCMC to Thailand’s Bangkok will depart every Friday, while there will be 13 flights connecting Hanoi and Japan’s Tokyo this month, with the first scheduled to take off on April 6, the airline said in a press release.
The following are key milestones in Viet Nam's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since January 27, 2020 when the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in the nation.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Wednesday asked ministries to study reopening international flight routes as well as prepare for the use of 'vaccine passports' and controlled international trade.
HCMC authorities have allowed some non-essential businesses like gyms, fitness centers, pubs, and beer clubs to reopen on Tuesday after the city went 26 days without Covid-19.
Restaurants and cafes in Hà Nội were allowed to re-open under certain conditions as from 0:00 on Tuesday (March 2), the capital city’s authorities have announced, lifting the closure order enforced two weeks ago.
HCMC and some northern localities will isolate people returning from Covid-19 hotspots after Tet for 14 days to prevent possible coronavirus spread.
The city’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention said people returning from places where the disease has been found or are under lockdown or social distancing would be quarantined for 14 days and tested four times.
The Ministry of Health has released guidance on face coverings in public places to prevent COVID-19 transmissions and help citizens to live safely with the pandemic.