Vietnam's success was achieved through rapid mobilization of the health care system, public employees, and security forces, combined with an energetic and creative public education campaign, the article said. It particularly praised Vietnam's proactive strategy to keep infections to a minimum, adding that when the second wave comes, as it surely will, Vietnam stands a good chance of controlling it as well as it controlled the first wave.
Bloomberg News reported that the outbreak of COVID-19 has been stopped in Vietnam, allowing the country to now loosen restrictions in most regions and permit some business activities to resume.
The Wall Street Journal on Monday said that Vietnam has flattened the coronavirus curve. It said Vietnam’s decision to isolate tens of thousands of people was an important factor in containing the outbreak. Vietnam's anti-COVID-19 strategy is based on identifying anyone who has been in contact with an infected person and placing them in quarantine to avoid spreading the virus to the community.