China News Service, March 30. According to Reuters, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the major cities in the country to prepare for possible "blockade" measures to prevent the spread of the new crown pneumonia epidemic.

"Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City must re-examine and update their plans to fight the virus and must prepare for the blockade of the city," said Ruan Chunfu in a statement.

He said that Vietnam has entered the peak period of epidemic spread, and major cities must speed up and take clear measures using every minute.

Currently, the Vietnamese government has ordered suspension of inbound flights, cut domestic flights, stopped public gatherings and temporarily closed unnecessary services.

As of 6 am local time on the 30th, local time, 6 new cases of new coronary pneumonia have been confirmed in Vietnam. The total number of confirmed cases in the country has reached 194, and 25 cases have been cured and discharged.