Vietnam

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The first case of COVID-19 in Vietnam was confirmed on 23 January 2020. Three months later, Vietnam had fewer than 300 confirmed cases and no deaths from the disease. Beginning in January, the government has implemented a series of increasingly strict containment measures, from banning most foreign arrivals, requiring masks in public, and shutting down non-essential services. For much of April, most of Vietnam was under government imposed social isolation. From late April, schools and restaurants began to reopen, with public transport and domestic travel links also resuming.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    288

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    0.30

  • Deaths

    0

  • Recovered cases

    252

  • Days since first case

  • Days since 100 cases

    52

  • Days since highest daily increase

    52

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Government of Vietnam COVID-19 policies

Last updated 8 May 2020

Movement of people

Domestic travel

Physical distancing

04 May 2020
02 February 2020

Border measures

Citizens abroad

Economy

Business support

Financial markets and monetary policy

16 March 2020
13 March 2020

Industry interventions

28 April 2020

Government

Education

04 May 2020
02 February 2020

International cooperation

15 February 2020

Emergency government

01 February 2020

Public information

Public services

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