Infographic: Updates on COVID-19 risk levels by localities
VGP - Under the latest updates on COVID-19 risk levels which was released by the Ministry of Health (MoH) on January 16, low risk level has become dominant in comparison with others.
The MoH announced that 33 localities were at low risk level including Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong which were hotspots of the fourth wave of COVID-19 resurgence in Viet Nam.
Meanwhile, 23 other localities remained at medium risk level including Ha Noi and Da Nang.
Seven localities were listed among the group of high ris level namely Hai Phong, Thua Thien-Hue, Binh Dinh, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Hau Giang and Vinh Long.
None of localities was positioned at the Level 4 - Very high risk.
Localities are responsible for assessing their own COVID-19 risk levels based on three indicators, namely the number of new community infections, the coverage of vaccinations, and the ability to receive and treat patients at all levels in accordance with the guidelines on safe adaption to the pandemic, as outlined by Government's Resolution 128/NQ-CP and health ministry's instructions.
Under Resolution No. 128, the four levels of pandemic risk are as follows: Level 1: low-risk (new normal) – labeled green; Level 2: medium-risk – labeled yellow; Level 3: high-risk – labeled orange and Level 4: very high-risk – labeled red.