Czech newspaper: Let's be inspired by Vietnam in coronavirus battle hinh anh 1Spraying disinfectant to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Photo:VNA)

Prague (VNA)
Czech newspaper Halo Noviny on May 6 posted an article highlighting Vietnam’s efforts and attainments in the fight against COVID-19.

The newspaper citied Vojtěch Filip, First Vice President of the Czech Republic’s Chamber of Deputies and President of the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia (KSČM) as saying that Let’s be inspired by Vietnam, which has successfully defeated coronavirus.

The Southeast Asian country announced that it has successfully curbed the pandemic with no more new community cases in recent weeks and no deaths. As a result, the Vietnamese government has begun to ease its emergency measures, he said.

With more than 96 million people and a long border with China, Vietnam quickly responded by implemmenting preventive measures such as suspending international flights, applying 14-day quarantine for all entries, and keeping schools, restaurants and hotels closed.

Additionally, the Vietnamese government has regularly updated its people regarding the situation, Filip said, adding thatthese drastic measures could be valuable lessons for the Czech Republic.

He noted that the Vietnamese community in his country is playing an exemplary role in the fight against COVID-19./.