In the letter dated February 15, The Czech Minister of Health Blatny sent his wishes to the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic a happy and healthy New Year, and expressed his thanks for the Vietnamese community’s help in the fight against Covid-19.
The Minister of Health of the Czech Republic appreciates the practical and meaningful activities that the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic during the epidemic period such as: participating in sewing and distributing masks to residents and health-social service staff, assisting rescue forces across the Czech Republic, helping to set up a 1212 hotline for Vietnamese and free interpreters for those People in trouble …
Minister Blatny stressed that the Czech Government highly appreciates the solidarity of the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic and its efforts to protect all people across the country in this difficult time. At the end of the letter, the Minister of Health of the Czech Republic once again thanked and wished the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic a New Year filled with joy and success.
2020 is a year of turmoil due to the Covid-19 pandemic for the whole world and Europe, including the Czech Republic. Right from the first days of the outbreak, the Vietnamese community has shown affection and social responsibility towards the second homeland with voluntary and practical actions, mobilizing masks and donating material. … join hands with the authorities and local people to prevent epidemics.
Along with that is the timely sharing and support of the Government and people of Vietnam, an expression of long-standing traditional friendship and precious solidarity between the two nations.
Currently, the Czech Republic is going through the most difficult period when the number of new infections is still increasing by the number of thousands of people per day. The number of people infected with Covid-19 accounts for more than 10% of the population, while many regions are still recording a sharp increase in the number of cases of community infection associated with a new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus discovered in the UK.
The Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic is also facing many difficulties in life, measures to limit, and social isolation reduce the economy, reduce income, and affect health.