Vietnam clear of Covid-19 cases for seven straight days, schools reopen on May 4

  • Vietnam
  • Saturday, 02 May 2020

An employee of Viet A corp inspecting the Covid-19 testing kits inside a lab of their factory in Binh Duong province, Vietnam, on Saturday (May 2). Vietnam reported no new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the seventh day in a row, with its total confirmed cases remaining at 270, according to its Ministry of Health. - Reuters

HANOI: Vietnam reported no new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases on Saturday morning (May 2), the seventh day in a row, with its total confirmed cases remaining at 270, according to its Ministry of Health.

A total of 219 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the country, with no deaths reported, while there are 443 suspected cases and nearly 35,000 people being monitored and quarantined as of Friday evening, according to the ministry.

Students in Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi will return to school from May after an over three-month break due to the Covid-19 epidemic, vietnam News Agency reported.

The decision was made by Chairman of Hanoi's People Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on Friday.

Specifically, secondary school and high school classes will welcome students back from May 4 while those of kindergarten and elementary schools will return on May 11.

Earlier, Ho Chi Minh City announced that its ninth and 12th graders will return to school on May 4 to finish their second semester before the high school entrance and high school graduation exams respectively in late July and early August, daily newspaper vietnam News reported.

Students in other grades between four and 11 in Ho Chi Minh City will start on May 8, those in grades one to three on May 11, and those in kindergartens and nurseries on May 18 at the latest, according to the Vietnam News Agency. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Next In Regional

Budget tabling could double up as confidence vote for Anwar, says Amirudin
Doctor, doctor: Identical twins graduate together with medical degrees
Chinese premier Li Keqiang congratulates Anwar on his appointment as PM
Malaysia will work with Singapore to further elevate bilateral ties, says PM
GE15: King summons all 30 Barisan MPs to Istana Negara on Nov 23 morning
BN not supporting any coalition to form the government, says Ismail Sabri
GE15 Live Updates: PM Anwar says Pakatan, BN, GPS three largest coalitions in new unity govt
EC: Pakatan Harapan has won the most seats in GE15
GE15: Anwar claims simple majority, but mum on party Pakatan is cooperating with
GE15: Perikatan can form govt with other parties, just not with Pakatan, says Muhyiddin

Others Also Read