In order to limit the Covid-19 outbreak, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hanoi suggested that all non-essential service shops, excluding petrol stations, pharmacy and essential shops, to close in four to five days.
According to the General Department of Environment, Hanoi is still the most air polluted city in the country while acceptable air quality is reported in some provinces and cities of Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, Ha Long, Hue, Viet Tri, etc.
The Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control last night issued the latest report on damage after hail, thunderstorms and natural disasters hit the Northern region.
A representative from the Hanoi Department of Health proposed imposing quarantine restrictions on people arriving from South Korea to Vietnam as the numbers of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in these countries have shot up in recent days.
Ho Chi Minh City authorities allowed students to stay at home until the end of February following the Department of Education and Training’s proposal in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has killed 1,384 people.