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Vietnam has no plans for nationwide lockdown, says August to be ‘decisive' in containing coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By RT

Vietnam has no plans for a nationwide lockdown, the government said. “We will only implement social distancing in areas considered virus epicenters, and will not pursue a widespread lockdown,” Mai Tien Dung, the government's spokesman, told a monthly meeting of reporters on Monday.
Selective lockdown measures will allow the government to achieve the dual goals of containing the virus and boosting the economy at the same time, Dung said. “If there's an infection in a hamlet, we will lock down that hamlet only, not the whole district or the whole province,” he added.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc told...
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Vietnam says it has no plans for widespread lockdown

Vietnam says it has no plans for widespread lockdown

1 month ago   |   By National Post

HANOI - Vietnam has no plans for a widespread lockdown and will only put areas considered epicenters under strict quarantine, the government's spokesperson said on Monday.
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