28 Sep 2020
On Jan 23rd, 2020, a woman was back Vietnam from Wuhan and she was the first confirmed case of Coronavirus(COVID-19) in Vietnam. Up to now As of September 21, Vietnam had confirmed 1,074 cases of COVID-19 with 35 deaths, though 999 of the patients had recovered.
Health checks on arrival All travelers entering Vietnam need to submit mandatory health declarations on arrival. This form can be filled out electronically at airports and border crossings or submitted online here on the day of entry into Vietnam. Travelers are legally responsible to ensure the information is true and accurate. All foreigners will need to comply with official health procedures when in Vietnam.
In an effort to stop the spread of the virus, Vietnam's Ministry of Health has ordered all Vietnamese and foreigners in the country to wear face masks in public places. Those found not wearing masks or not disposing of masks properly will be fined.
Cases: 1074 (22-Sept-2020)
Those planning to travel to Vietnam should be aware of the latest restrictions currently in place:
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Its official name is COVID-19.
Coronaviruses are common in many species of animals, such as camels, cattle, cats, and bats. On occasion, strains mutate and spread from animals to humans.
At the end of December, Chinese authorities identified the outbreak of a new form of coronaviruses- COVID-19. According to experts, COVID-19 first jumped to people in a seafood market that sold live animals in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
The fast spread of a new coronavirus in China has prompted global alarm, with neighboring states closing their borders, global airlines suspending flights, and some governments barring entry to foreign nationals who have recently been to the Asian country.
The rapidly spreading virus, which is thought to have originated in the central city of Wuhan in late December and has since been detected in more than two dozen countries, has infected more than 44,600 people and killed at least 1,113 people in mainland China. One person in Hong Kong and another in the Philippines have also died from the virus, known as COVID-19.
For confirmed COVID-19 infections, reported illnesses have ranged from people with mild symptoms to people being severely ill and dying. Coronavirus Symptoms can include:
There is no currently any vaccine to prevent COVID-19 infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, the CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:
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