Lunar New Year events nationwide must be canceled over fear of coronavirus

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The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has released a document No. 396/CĐ- BVHTTDL on February 3 to ask the People’s Committees of provinces and cities throughout the country to halt all festivals and public activities, including events that are being taken in effort to stop coronavirus outbreak.

Lunar New Year events nationwide must be canceled over fear of coronavirus

The document was issued under the Decision No.173/QD-TTg signed by Prime Minister on February 1 to officially announce the outbreak of the coronavirus in Vietnam and the Decree No. 156/CĐ-TTg on strengthening the coronavirus prevention dated on February 2 by PM.
Accordingly, the local authorities have to enhance the inspection and handle violation cases as well as cancel lunar New Year festivals and public activities in historical and cultural sites to avoid gatherings.

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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