VIETNAM: VN enters 40th day without new COVID-19 community infection, recovery rate rises to 84%
The country’s patient tally stood at 326, including 186 imported cases while the number of recovered patients increased to 275, accounting for 84% as of 8:30 am this morning. The latest recovered cases includes a 64-year-old woman who had been one of the critical ill patients in Viet Nam.
The patient, numbered 19, had been put on a life support machine called Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and her recovery is miraculous, said the Ministry of Health. The other two recovered cases are patients 52 and 324.
Patient 52 is a 24-year-old woman who was tested positive again while patient 324 is a 18-year-old student returning from the US. As many as 14,739 people are being isolated and medically monitored, of whom 54 at hospitals, 12,379 at centralized quarantine camps and 2,306 at places of residence./
VIETNAM: Gov’t to issue E-VISA to citizens from 80 countries since 1 July 2020
These countries are: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Ireland, Iceland, Austria, Poland, Belarus, Belgium, Portugal, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Canada, Qatar, Germany, Chile, Colombia, India, Czech Republic, Andorra, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Croatia, Cuba, Denmark, Cyprus, Timor Leste, Estonia, Georgia, Republic of Korea, United States of America, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Russia, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Micronesia, Malta, Macedonia, Mexico, Myanmar, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nauru, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Palau, Panama, Finland, France, Fiji, Philippines, Marshall Islands, Salomons Islands, Romania, Western Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, China (including Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR passport holders, not apply to Chinese e-passport holders), Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, and Slovenia.
Visitors with e-visas can enter Viet Nam at eight international airports, or arrive via land at 16 international border gates and via sea at 13 ports across the country. Specifically, e-visas are accepted at Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, Cam Ranh, Da Nang, Cat Bi, Can Tho, Phu Quoc and Phu Bai international airports.
Sixteen land border gates are: Tay Trang (Dien Bien Province), Mong Cai (Quang Ninh Province), Huu Nghi (Lang Son Province), Lao Cai (Lao Cai Province); Na Meo (Thanh Hoa Province), Nam Can (Nghe An Province), Cau Treo (Ha Tinh Province), Cha Lo (Quang Binh Province), La Lay, Lao Bao (Quang Tri Province), Bo Y (Kon Tum), Moc Bai, Xa Mat (Tay Ninh Province), Tinh Bien, Song Tien (An Giang Province), and Ha Tien (Kien Giang).
Thirteen seaports are: Hon Gai, Cam Pha (Quang Ninh Province), Hai Phong (Hai Phong City), Nghi Son (Thanh Hoa Province), Vung Ang (Ha Tinh Province), Chan May (Thua Thien-Hue Province), Da Nang (Da Nang City), Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province), Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh Province), Dung Quat (Quang Ngai Province), Vung Tau (Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province), HCMC (HCMC), Duong Dong (Kien Giang Province).
VIETNAM: USAID praises VN for impressive strategy, proactive measures in tackling COVID-19
VGP - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Viet Nam Mission Director Michael Greene commended the Government of Viet Nam for its impressive strategy and proactive measures in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. He made that statement at the Conference on Recommendations for Regulatory, Policy, and Administrative Procedure Reforms to Support Post-COVID-19 Business Recovery in Ha Noi on May 26.
Thanks to your strong leadership and coordinated action, Viet Nam has been able to re-open safely, months ahead of some other countries, he asserted.
VIETNAM: STEP ABOARD THE VIETAGE TRAIN
Embark on a luxurious railway adventure through the lush landscapes and spectacular coastlines of Central Vietnam aboard The Vietage. Embrace the epic romance of rail travel on an exquisite journey that links the old-world charm of Hoi An and the sparkling shores of Quy Nhon. The Vietage combines luxurious old-world comfort, breath-taking views, and gourmet dining to leave you inspired, refreshed, and ready for your next destination. The train departs Danang Train Station near Hoi An each morning and makes the return journey every evening.
- A magical journey through Central Vietnam
- Luxurious seating for 12 passengers only
- Gourmet dining and barHead and shoulder massages
- Private transfers from train stations to hotels