HCMC establishes blockades of sites, Dong Nai issues gathering restrictions

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HCMC has blocked 33 locations related to Covid-19 cases while the neighboring province of Dong Nai has decided to limit public gatherings from February 10. In the meantime, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has required those who come back from HCMC to fill out health declaration forms and pay for a two-week quarantine period.

A Covid-19 isolation area in HCMC

A Covid-19 isolation area in HCMC

Specifically, the city has established blockades of spots, including the quarters of 4 in Trung My Tay Ward, 7 in Hiep Thanh Ward, Thanh Loc 48 and 04 in Thanh Loc Ward in District 12; the quarter 5’s alley 60 on Nguyen Van Cu Street in Tan Tao A Ward and the alley 67 on Nguyen Thi Tu Street in Binh Hung Hoa B in Binh Tan District; the alley 480 on Binh Quoi Street in Ward 28 and the alley 246 on Xo Viet Nghe Tinh Street in Ward 21 in Binh Thanh District; the Felix Home apartment at 44 Nguyen Van Dung Street in Ward 6 and the alley 251 on Quang Trung Street in Ward 10 in Go Vap District.

15 places in Tan Binh District consist of Nguyen Phuc Chu Street in Ward 15; Pho (Noodle) stall A75 on Bach Dang Street in Ward 2; the area F of the Carillon apartment at No.1 Tran Van Danh Street, the No.16 on Ap Bac Street and Mat Bao BPO Joint Stock Company at 12 Nui Thanh Street in Ward 13; Viet Trung Son Company at 24 Tan Canh Street and a Bun Cha (Grilled pork with noodle) stall named Hoan Kiem Hanoi, at 1 Pham Van Hai Street in Ward 1; the alley 29 on Bui Thi Xuan Street, the alley 2 on Bach Dang Street and the coffee shop at 11 Dang Van Sam Street in Ward 2; a milk shop called Giac Mo Sua Viet at 114A Hoang Hoa Tham Street in Ward 12; Le Duy Nhuan Street, Co-op Food convenience store at 12A Tran Van Danh Street and Viva Star coffee shop at 45 Hoang Hoa Tham Street in Ward 13; and Nem Nuong (Spring rolls with grilled pork patties) Ninh Hoa store at 97-99 on Bau Cat Street in Ward 14.

The remaining areas are the alley 245 on Nguyen Trai Street in Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward in District 1; the head office of the People’s Committee of District 10 at No.474 on February 3 Street in Ward 14 and Nam Bo restaurant at 320A on To Hien Thanh Street in Ward 15 in District 10; the alley 441 on Le Van Viet Street in Tang Nhon Phu A Ward and Mai Do restaurant at 146 Tay Hoa Street in Phuoc Long A in Thu Duc City; Viva Star Coffee Shop at 242C Thoai Ngoc Hau Street in Phu Thanh Ward and Nam Bo Restaurant at 14 Duong Duc Hien Street in Tay Hanh Ward in Tan Phu District and the alleys of 75, 79 on Tran Van Dang Street in Ward 9 in District 3.

HCMC establishes blockades of sites, Dong Nai issues gathering restrictions ảnh 1 The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong said citizens who come back from HCMC since February 9 will  pay for the two-week quarantine period.

In response to the continued surge of Covid-19 cases, Dong Nai Province in the south-eastern region decided to limit public gatherings starting on February 10 until further notice.

Accordingly, forms of entertainment establishments including beauty & spa, massage parlors, online game shops, cinemas, gym centers, public sport sites, karaoke bars, discos, beer clubs, bars and restaurants have been temporarily closed.

The regulation defines restaurants offering food and drinks as able to seat at least 30 guests at a time and encourages services to offer takeout, pickup, delivery, and drive-through.

Businesses permitted to open are required to comply with the prevention and control measures, such as wearing masks.

The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong said citizens who come back from HCMC since February 9 will have to fill out health declaration forms and pay for the two-week quarantine period.

According to the decision launched by the provincial People’s Committee on February 9, the province has strictly implemented safety guidelines of the Health Ministry’s 5K message, Khau trang (facemask) - Khu khuan (disinfection) - Khoang cach (distance) - Khong tu tap (no gathering) – Khai bao y te (health declaration).

The local authorities have also encouraged people to avoid non-essential travel, weddings, funerals and religious events.

HCMC establishes blockades of sites, Dong Nai issues gathering restrictions ảnh 2 A Covid-19 checkpoint in Dak Nong Province

By staff writers – Translated by Kim Khanh

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