PM urges strengthening fight against COVID-19 as new cases emerge in Việt Nam

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc issued a directive on Wednesday, requesting stronger actions to prevent and control COVID-19 amid new developments of the outbreak. In Việt Nam, after 22 days without any new cases, 23 more infection cases have been recorded since March 6, including many from countries with large trading and traveller volumes with Việt Nam.

In his directive, the Government leader also ordered relevant parties to ready plans for large-scale quarantine; step up the research on COVID-19 prevention, treatment and vaccines; and strictly deal with persons publicising fake news, intentionally inflating prices or violating regulations on health declaration and quarantine. 

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