Number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam 2020, by region

As of April 23, 2020, Hanoi has 123 confirmed cases of COVID-19, followed by 54 cases in Ho Chi Minh City. In total, there are 268 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Vietnam. Vietnam has gone without new infection cases of COVID-19 as of 6:05 PM on May 17, 2020.

COVID-19 development in Hanoi

The first four infections in the country’s capital were one 26-year-old female, one 27-year-old male, one 64-year-old female and one 61-year-old male. The 26-year-old female was patient 17, who returned from Europe on flight VN0054 from Vietnam Airlines. There were 130 people in close contact with patient 17 and another 226 people identified as having been in close contact with the aforementioned 130 people. Those who were in close contact to patient 17 were brought into quarantine, and the residential area was put under lockdown.

Measures during COVID-19 in Ho Chi Minh City

The People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a financial package of 2.75 trillion Vietnamese dong to fight the COVID-19 epidemic. The financial package will be used to provide meal subsidies to people under quarantine, as well as daily allowances for medical workers, military staff and other forces that are engaged in the work of epidemic control. Part of the financial package will be reserved for a possible increase in patients and people that would need to be quarantined. Furthermore, teachers and staff members who would lose income during this time but are not entitled to unemployment benefits will receive one million Vietnamese dong in support each month.

Regional breakdown of coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Vietnam as of April 23, 2020

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Release date

April 2020



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as of April 23, 2020 at 7:00 PM local time

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