Coronavirus – COVID-19 News & Update in Vietnam

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The Coronavirus or Covid-19 is one of the World’s most serious pandemics throughout recorded history. 215 countries all over the world have suffered from this epidemic with nearly 24,651,000 cases and over 836,000 deaths. Vietnam is one of the Chinese neighboring countries where people, economy, and lifestyle are extremely damaged.

Updated on 28/08/2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) News & Update in Vietnam

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Cases, Deaths & Recovery

Vietnam is recognized as the most successful country world in controlling and preventing this pandemic.

Total Cases1036
Recovered Cases637

Entry Conditions in Vietnam

From March 22, 2020, Vietnam has been suspending entry at all national borders for all nationalities until further declarations. The native, overseas students or diplomatic travelers are permitted to enter but they will be sent to medical camps for centralized quarantine for 2 weeks.

coronavirus news and update in vietnam

On June 16, 2020, the Vietnamese government proclaimed that no commercial flights to this country will be permitted before the 16th of September 2020 except for foreign passengers who require entry for diplomatic reasons, official duties, or highly skilled workers. They will also be required to complete the compulsory 14-day quarantine.

Health Check

The authority in Vietnam has required everyone to wear face masks in all crowded places and public areas. Religious gatherings, celebrations, and all sporting and cultural activities are banned or postponed. The order of social distancing was released in April as a strong action to stop the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. After 3 months without community transmission, everything seems to become its normal condition before the Coronavirus epidemic.

covid-19 news and update in ho chi minh city

Tourist Attractions News & Update

CitySites & ActivitiesStatus
HanoiThe Quintessence of Tonkin showRe-operate
Lotus Water Puppet TheaterRe-operate
Phan Thanh Liem’s Water Puppet TheaterRe-operate
Vietnam Formula One Grand PrixNot operating until further notice
SapaAll tourist sitesOnly receive domestic travelers
HueActivities in Tam Giang lagoonNot operating until further notice
Tha Om Garden HouseRe-operate
“Nha nhac” – Hue elegant music show in Imperial CityNot operating until further notice
“Home hosted meal in Hue” activityNot operating until further notice
“Rural life discovery on a Vespa”Not operating until further notice
Cat Tuong Quan Zen HouseRe-operate on 01 January 2021
Y Thao RestaurantRe-open from 01 August 2020
Ancient Hue RestaurantNot operating until further notice
Biet phu Thao Nhi RestaurantRe-open
Hoa Vien RestaurantRe-open
Phuoc Thanh RestaurantRe-open
Khong Gian Xua RestaurantRe-open
Banana Flower RestaurantRe-open
Mrs. Loan’s House RestaurantRe-open
Club Garden RestaurantNot operating until further notice
Hue Inn side Out RestaurantRe-open from 01 August 2020
Les Jardin Carambol RestaurantRe-open from 01 July 2020
DanangBlue Dolphin RestaurantRe-open
Ngon VillaNot operating until further notice
Hoi AnAO showNot operating until further notice
Traditional music showNot operating until further notice
Water puppet showNot operating until further notice
Reaching Out TeahouseNot operating until further notice
Cooking class in Golden LotusNot operating until further notice
“Half Day of Discovery on a Scooter” activityNot operating until further notice
Tam Tam CafeRe-open
Dao Tien River RestaurantRe-open
Vy’s marketRe-open on 01 July 2020
Cargo Club Cafe & RestaurantNot operating until further notice
Morning Glory RestaurantNot operating until further notice
The Field Restaurant & BarRe-open on 15 July 2020
Hoa Hien RestaurantRe-open
Nha TrangFestivals (including Ponagar Tower Festival)Canceled
Ho Chi Minh CityDiscover the Art of Calligraphy with a Bonze (Buddhist Monk)Not operating until further notice
Calligraphy activity with Mr. Thanh SonNot operating until further notice
Calligraphy activity with Mr. Chinh TrungNot operating until further notice
Learn Traditional Music with a Family of Famous Artists (Truc Mai)Not operating until further notice
Discover Traditional Vietnamese Music in MR Duc Dau’s HouseRe-operate
Attend a Water Puppet Show in Ho Chi Minh CityNot operating until further notice
Engage in Sand-Art creation at Ms. Y Lan’s Sand-Painting StudioRe-operate
Ho Chi Minh City by Night on a VespaRe-operate
Attend the circus “AO” show at Ho Chi Minh City Opera HouseNot operating until 26 August 2020
Meet the art: The vitality of contemporary art in VietnamRe-operate
Tea Tasting JourneyRe-operate
Hands-on Coffee ExperienceRe-operate
Can ThoMekong CruiseSuspend daily and overnight service
My ThoMy Tho – Cao Dai TempleNot operating until further notice
Sa DecTourist boatsNot operating until further notice
Tien GiangTourist attractionsNot operating until further notice
Vinh LongTourist attractionsNot receiving foreign guests until further notice
Ben TreTourist attractionsNot receiving foreign guests until further notice

Special Notes

  • Bring hand sanitizing gel
  • Carefully wash hands during the day with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizing gel if soap and water are not available
  • Try to avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Refrain from drinking water from unknown sources

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