The Party Committee of Da Nang City has suggested the Party Civil Affairs Committee under the municipal People’s Committee to deliberate on social distancing at a suitable level of reality after a 57-year-old man tested positive for coronavirus in the city, confirmed as the 416th case of COVID-19 in Vietnam.
Air and coach services were allowed to resume in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau and its Con Dao Island, starting from 0:00 am on April 24 following a decision to ease social distancing by the government earlier this week, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Social distancing measures need to be lifted in a gradual and prudent manner that suits each locality’s situation so as to achieve the dual target of effectively controlling the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuring socio-economic development, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Governmental agencies in HCMC are deploying multiple methods to receive citizens’ profile verification requests, as well as collect and return the documents while being restrained by social distancing policies.
In spite of practicing social distancing to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic from further spreading; major traffic infrastructure projects in HCMC have been under construction with all officials, workers and contractors trying to not only ensure anti-pandemic requirements according to the Ministry of Health’s guidelines but also build these projects on schedule.
Two of the country’s biggest cities, Hanoi and HCMC, on March 27 issued a number of recommendations on social distancing for its citizens to follow amid growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, effective March 28 until at least April 15.