Vietnam Airlines, Vinpearl offer 5,000 trips to frontline COVID-19 health workers hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and Vingroup’s Vinpearl JSC will present 5,000 five-star trips to health workers on the frontlines of the fight against COVID-19.

Under a special programme proposed to the Ministry of Health, each medical worker will receive a round-trip ticket and a stay of three days and two nights at one of Vinpearl’s five-star resorts after the pandemic has passed.

Each health worker can go with three family members, with two receiving a 75 percent discount on airline tickets.

A representative from the Ministry of Health said the involvement of companies such as Vietnam Airlines and Vinpearl will give medical workers an added boost as they fight the pandemic.

As at the afternoon of April 22, Vietnam had a total of 268 COVID-19 cases, of which 160 people (59.7 percent) were infected abroad and 108 people (40.3 percent) were infected in the local community.

Six more COVID-19 patients at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases were announced to have recovered on the same day, bringing the number of patients in the country given the all-clear to 222./.