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Updated on Mar 09, 2020 Useful Info

Is Vietnam tourism safe in the case of corona virus?

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Many tourists are worried and ask the same question. “Is it safe to travel to Vietnam while this coronavirus is occurring?” Read the official information here. All the information will be updated daily

Since the start of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Vietnam has closely monitored the situation and installed a series of proactive, comprehensive measures to combat the spread of the virus within the country and prepare its public health facilities. Past experience with other epidemics places Vietnam in a strong position to protect its population as well as visitors passing through.

Travellers in Vietnam or those planning holidays in early 2020 may have questions about the spread of the virus in Vietnam, as well as which destinations are still safe and open to visit. Below is a full overview of the COVID-19 situation in Vietnam as it relates to travellers.

Current snapshot of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam

Confirmed infections 30

Recovered cases 16

Deaths 0

Quarantined 101

The first confirmed cases of COVID-19 appeared in Vietnam on Jan. 23, 2020. Of the confirmed cases that have appeared in Vietnam to date, 18 are Vietnamese, and the rest are foreigners.

Confirmed cases were quarantined in the northern province of Vinh Phuc (11), in Ho Chi Minh City (3), Hanoi (4), Nha Trang in Khanh Hoa province (1), Quang Ninh Province (5), Lao Cai (2), Da Nang (2), Hue (1) and Thanh Hoa (1).