Russian, Belarusian media laud Vietnam’s achievements in COVID-19 fight hinh anh 1A health worker sprays disinfectant in a village in Hanoi's outlying district of Me Linh (Photo: VNA)


 Moscow (VNA) – Russian and Belarusian media have spoken highly of Vietnam’s measures to bring COVID-19 under control.

An article on Russian news site remarked that a national steering board on COVID-19 prevention and control in Vietnam was set up early, and health workers and equipment mobilised in a short space of time.

The Vietnamese people’s efforts in fighting the disease alongside the Government are among the major factors in the country’s victory, it underlined.

The Southeast Asian nation presented more than five tonnes of medical supplies to Russia, including 370,000 face masks, which has been reported by various Russian sites, according to the TASS news agency.

Vietnam plans to provide additional medical supplies to Russia, the agency added.

In an article titled “How Vietnam defeated coronavirus”, Belarusian site explained the reasons for Vietnam’s success in tackling COVID-19 through an interview with a local businessperson.  

The article noted that Vietnam shares a long border with China. Nevertheless, since the pandemic began, just over 300 cases were registered in the country, with no deaths.

Vietnam has spared no efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19, as the country has kept a close eye on flights from abroad and ordered school closures from an early stage, it added./.