A health worker collects swab samples from a woman for Covid-19 testing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker collects swab samples from a woman for Covid-19 testing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker collects swab samples from a woman for Covid-19 testing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Vietnam bans people from leaving their homes as deaths jump; New Zealand extends lockdown

  • The government said it will deploy the military to enforce the lockdown in Ho Chi Minh City and deliver food supplies to citizens
  • Elsewhere, the Philippines relaxes restrictions in the capital region even as cases rise, while Thailand hits 1 million infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker collects swab samples from a woman for Covid-19 testing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker collects swab samples from a woman for Covid-19 testing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker collects swab samples from a woman for Covid-19 testing in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: EPA-EFE
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