Vietnam’s health ministry has confirmed its first two locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in nearly two months, just weeks before the country’s Lunar New Year holiday period, when big gatherings indoors are expected.
- The health ministry has now tightened screening and controls
- Strict quarantine, testing and tracing helped previous containment
- Vietnam reported only 1,551 cases and 35 deaths before these new cases
It comes as the Lowy Institute’s latest research survey found that Vietnam…