Update on medical declaration for travelers coming to Vietnam

From 06:00 AM on Mar 7, 2020 (Vietnam local time), mandatory medical declaration shall be applied to travelers coming to Vietnam.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc: Foreigners infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 would have to cover their treatment fees in Vietnam

At a meeting of the government’s permanent members in Hanoi on March 13, PM Phuc also requested stepping up the application of technological advances in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak and mobilizing means and personnel for treatment of infected patients in order to minimize possible deaths. Foreigners infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 would have to cover their treatment fees in Vietnam, but quarantine and testing fees will be free of charge, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives US-ABC business mission

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 4 for a delegation of the US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC) led by its President and CEO Alex Feldman.

US removes Vietnam from list of areas vulnerable to community spread of SARS-CoV-2

Representatives of the CDC and the HHS praised the Vietnamese Government’s efforts in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, saying monitoring, quarantine and treatment have been carried out comprehensively in the country.

Update on the situation of COVID-19 outbreak relating to Vietnam

From 09:00 pm February 26, 2020 (local Vietnam time), temporarily suspend entry into Vietnam with travelers who come from or pass through areas affected by the outbreak in South Korea (Daegu city and Gyeongsangbuk province) during the 14-day period prior to their tentative entry into Vietnam; for travelers coming to Vietnam on official missions, kindly contact Vietnam’s diplomatic missions for further actions.

Vietnam, US enhance farm produce trade

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh is leading a Vietnamese delegation on a working trip to the US from February 24 – 29 to discuss boosting farm produce trade between the two countries.

Viet Nam: US patient recovered from COVID-19  

On Feb 21, 2020, Mr. K.H. T. a 73-year-old COVID-19 patient coming from the US, has recovered and been discharged from a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City-Vietnam.

Important advice for travelers to Vietnam: Measures undertaken by Government  to counter coronavirus outbreak

Temporary suspension of all flights to and from Chinese mainland affected by the outbreak, starting at 01:30 PM (local Vietnam time) on February 1, 2020. Connecting flights via Taiwan and Hong Kong are still operational to date.

Vietnam plans to foster ties with Arizona across multiple areas

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc visited the State of Arizona from February 10 – 12, 2020 as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations and pay tribute to late US Senator John McCain, one of the pioneers in normalisation of bilateral ties.

Activities launched to mark 25 years of Vietnam - US diplomatic ties in Washington D.C

On January 30, 2020 at the Viet Nam House in Washington D.C, Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell on January 30 co-chaired the launching of activities to celebrate the 25th founding anniversary of diplomatic relations (1995-2020).