LATEST UPDATE on CORONA virus (Covid-19) situation

The Law Clerk gives the most complete and timely updates to customers and members about the situation of CORONA virus (Covid-19).

1. Latest update on the Covid-19 epidemic situation

Updated until 7:40 am on 12/4/2022: 

*** In Vietnam

- Number of infections: 10,250,160 VND

- Number of deaths: 42,830

- Number of cured cases: 8,554,923 VND

*** Around the world:

- Number of infections: 498,960,469 

- Number of deaths: 6,202,860

- Number of recovered cases: 447,956,167 VND 

2. Outstanding news related to Covid-19

*** In Vietnam:

April 11 morning: The whole country has only 165 communes and wards as 'red zones'; When should I take my child to the doctor after COVID-19?

According to statistics of the Ministry of Health, so far more than 8.5 million people infected with COVID-19 in Vietnam have recovered; only 1,400 severe F0 are being treated; There are only 165 communes and wards in the country that are 'red zones' - level 4 in terms of epidemics; When to take a child to the doctor after COVID-19? (According to  Suckhoedoisong.vn )

Children with COVID-19 can be vaccinated after 3 months of recovery

Children aged 5 to under 12 years who have been infected with COVID-19 for at least 3 months after recovering from the disease can receive the COVID-19 vaccine. ( See details here )

Guidelines for taking care of pregnant women with COVID-19 at home

The Ministry of Health has just issued Decision 775/QD-BYT dated March 28, 2022 guiding the care and management at home for pregnant women, nursing mothers and infants infected with COVID-19. ( See details here )

The Ministry of Health guides the vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged 5 - under 12 years old

The Ministry of Health issued Official Letter 1535/BYT-DP dated March 28, 2022 on vaccination against COVID-19 for children from 5 to under 12 years old. ( See details here )

NEW: People who received 2 injections of Pfizer, Moderna received a booster dose of Astrazeneca

This is a remarkable content in Official Dispatch 1506/BYT-DP dated March 25, 2022 of the Ministry of Health on basic and repeated doses of COVID-19 vaccine. ( See details here )

Ho Chi Minh City allows F1 to work and study with conditions

The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just issued Official Letter 882/UBND-VX dated March 24, 2022 guiding health measures for close contacts (F1) going to work or study. ( See details here )

Completion of COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 5-12 years before September 2022

This is one of the goals set out in the Government's COVID-19 prevention and control program in Resolution 38/NQ-CP dated March 17, 2022. ( See details here )

Urgently research the 4th dose of COVID-19 vaccine for adults

The Government has just issued Resolution 38/NQ-CP on the COVID-19 prevention and control program. ( See details here )

NEW: Only need to test negative before entering Vietnam

The Ministry of Health has just issued Official Letter 1265/BYT-DP on COVID-19 prevention and control for people on entry. ( See details here )

Instructions for applying for a certificate of completion of home isolation for F0

When enough isolation time is reached, F0 performs a rapid antigen test. If the antigen test result is negative, F0 takes the following steps to apply for a certificate of completion of home isolation: ( See details here )

HOT: F0 can get out of quarantine but must wear a mask and keep a distance

The Ministry of Health has just issued Decision 604/QD-BYT promulgating guidance on home management for people with COVID-19 (F0). Accordingly, some new regulations have been added, including the regulation that F0 can leave the house but must wear a mask and keep a distance from others. ( See details here )

Instructions for declaring and confirming F0 online in Ho Chi Minh City

When people with suspected symptoms of COVID-19 self-administer an antigen rapid test and get a positive result for SARS-CoV-2, instead of going to the Health Station to declare and be confirmed, people do Perform the following steps: ( See details here )

Proposing to remove obstacles for employees when applying for F0 certification and dossiers of social insurance benefits

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor has Official Letter 3725/TLD-QHLD dated March 3, 2022 reflecting the petitions of the employees about the confirmation of F0 and the dossier for enjoying social insurance benefits. ( See details here )

Ho Chi Minh City: Complete vaccination for people in risk groups before March 17, 2022

This is the remarkable content in Official Letter 485/UBND-VX dated February 18, 2022 of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on the implementation of the Campaign to protect people in risk groups in 2022. ( See details here )

05 notes when taking care of children with COVID-19 at home

The Ministry of Health has just issued Decision 528/QD-BYT guiding home care for children with COVID-19. Accordingly, there are some notes when taking care of children with COVID-19 at home ( See details here ).

New guidelines on medical isolation for F0, F1

The Ministry of Health has just issued Official Letter 762/BYT-DP dated January 21, 2022 on medical isolation for COVID-19 cases (F0) and close contacts (F1). ( See details here )

Standards for lifting isolation for children infected with COVID-19

The Ministry of Health has issued Decision 405/QD-BYT guiding the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 in children, in which, stipulating standards for lifting isolation for children infected with COVID-19 ( See details ). here )

How to handle F1 in school?

The Ministry of Health has just issued Official Letter 796/BYT-MT guiding the prevention and control of COVID-19 epidemic when organizing face-to-face teaching and learning. ( See details here )

F1 injected full dose of COVID-19 vaccine only 5 days of isolation

On February 21, 2022, the Ministry of Health issued Official Letter 762/BYT-DP guiding medical isolation for COVID-19 cases (F0) and close contacts (F1). ( See details here )

(NEW) The price of SARS-COV-2 testing service from February 21, 2022

On February 18, 2022, the Ministry of Health issued Circular 02/2022/TT-BYT stipulating the price of SARS-CoV-2 testing services. ( See details here )

Ministry of Health licensed 03 drugs containing Molnupiravir domestically produced

The Director of the Drug Administration of Vietnam (Ministry of Health) has just issued Decision 69/QD-QLD dated February 17, 2022, promulgating a list of 03 drugs containing Molnupiravir produced in the country, granted circulation registration certificates in Vietnam. ( See details here )

Update: Passenger conditions for the latest domestic flights

The Ministry of Transport has just issued Official Letter 682/BGTVT-VT dated January 21, 2022 on standards and conditions of passengers and crew on regular domestic passenger flights. ( See details here )

People who have had 2 doses of Vero Cell can get 3 doses of AstraZeneca

Persons who have received the full dose of Vero Cell vaccine (Sinopharm) can receive an additional dose (3rd dose) of AstraZeneca vaccine. ( See details here )

07 notes for F0 self-isolating at home in Ho Chi Minh City

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City has issued Official Letter 151/SYT-NVY dated January 6, 2022 to update the instructions for the drug package "Home health care for F0 people" (version 1.7). Accordingly, there are 07 notes for F0 to self-isolate and monitor their health at home in Ho Chi Minh City as follows: ( See details here )

Who is considered F0, F1 according to the latest guidelines of the Ministry of Health?

The Ministry of Health has just issued Official Letter 11042/BYT-DP dated December 29, 2021 adjusting the definition of COVID-19 cases. ( See details here )

New: Short-term visitors are not required to undergo medical isolation

According to the latest guidance of the Ministry of Health, people entering Vietnam for short-term work (under 14 days) are not required to undergo medical isolation, but must strictly and fully comply with regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control. 19. ( See details here )

02 subjects delayed vaccination against COVID-19

On December 21, 2021, the Ministry of Health issued Decision 5785/QD-BYT promulgating temporary guidance on pre-vaccination screening for COVID-19 vaccine for people 18 years of age and older. ( See details here )

'Vaccine passport' form and issuance process

The Ministry of Health has just issued Decision 5772/QD-BYT promulgating the Form and process for the issuance of "Vaccine Passport". ( See details here )

Notes on using home COVID-19 treatment packs for children

The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City has just issued Official Letter 8728/SYT-NVY updating "Instructions on home health care packages for F0 people" (version 1.6), including instructions on using the package of children's medicines for treatment. COVID-19 at home. Here are some notes when using home COVID-19 treatment packs for children. ( See details here )

Conditions for international tourists to Vietnam

International tourists to Vietnam need to meet medical conditions according to Guideline 4122/HD-BVHTTDL dated November 5, 2021 on piloting international tourists to Vietnam. ( See details here )

Handling process when detecting F0 at production and business establishments in Ho Chi Minh City

In Official Letter 8095/SYT-NVY dated November 1, 2021 of the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City, there are detailed instructions on handling procedures when detecting people infected with COVID-19 (F0) at production and business establishments above. Ho Chi Minh City area, specifically includes the following steps: ( See details here )

Exemption and reduction of many taxes for people and businesses affected by COVID-19

The National Assembly Standing Committee issued Resolution 406/NQ-UBTVQH15 dated October 19, 2021 on solutions to support businesses and people affected by the COVID-19 epidemic. Accordingly, the resolution on tax exemption, reduction of corporate income tax, personal income tax and value added tax for many subjects, specifically as follows: ( See details here )

Summary of policies to support and overcome difficulties caused by Covid-19

LICENSE LAW would like to send to customers the summary of policies to support and overcome difficulties caused by Covid-19 as follows: ( See details here )

***  Around the world:

 As of 6 a.m. on April 11 (Vietnam time), the world has recorded 498,960,469 cases of COVID-19, including 6,202,860 deaths.

The number of recovered patients has reached 447,956,167 people, 44,801,442 patients are being actively treated and 53,778 are in critical condition.

The number of new infections in the past 24 hours is 615,045 and 1,600 new deaths. In the past 24 hours, Korea led the world in new infections with 164,481 cases; France ranked second with 107,654 cases; followed by Italy (53,253 cases). South Korea ranked first in the number of new deaths, with 329 cases per day; followed by Russia with 259 cases and Mexico with 125 cases.

The United States remains the most severely affected country in the world. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the US so far is 82,060,148 people, of which 1,012,145 deaths. India ranked second, recording a total of 43,036,070 cases, with 521,722 deaths. Brazil ranked third with 30,152,402 cases and 661,270 deaths.

(According to Suckhoedoisong.vn )

The world recorded more than 290 million cases of COVID-19

According to statistics site worldometers.info, as of 8:30 a.m. on January 3 (Vietnam time), the world recorded a total of 290,628,557 cases of COVID-19 and 5,460,281 deaths. ( See details here

WHO: The world needs to be ready for the Omicron mutation

In its recommendation to its 194 members, the World Health Organization (WHO) urges the international community to be ready to respond to the new strain, accelerate vaccination programs for high-priority groups and ensure that response plans are in place to maintain essential health services. ( See details here )

Countries tighten regulations on disease prevention and control due to the Omicron variant

After recording a record high number of COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant, many countries have tightened regulations on epidemic prevention and control. ( See details here )



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