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New approach, solutions needed in Covid-19 fight: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said it is necessary to have a new approach and new solutions in the fight against Covid-19 as the pandemic situation remains complicated in the country, especially in Ho Chi Minh City, central and southern provinces.
HCMC supplies foods, essential items to households in blocked areas

HCMC supplies foods, essential items to households in blocked areas

After the Ho Chi Minh City Standing Party Committee issued Directive 12 on an extension of social distancing measures for strict implementation of the Prime Minister’s Directive 16, administrations in districts have supplied food, foodstuffs, and essential items to each household in blocked areas.
Can Tho proposes to extend social distancing in two more weeks

Can Tho proposes to extend social distancing in two more weeks

As new Covid-19 cases are surging and quickly spreading in markets, supermarkets, factories, Can Tho City proposed to extend the Prime Minister’s Directive No.16’s order in two more weeks along with stricter measures.
Social distancing vital for containing pandemic

Social distancing vital for containing pandemic

Ho Chi Minh City has now issued Directive 16 to implement strict social distancing in public places. This is a necessary decision taken by City authorities to ensure that the pandemic remains contained. 
Elderly people, policy beneficiaries prioritized in fifth vaccination drive

Elderly people, policy beneficiaries prioritized in fifth vaccination drive

Vietnam will launch the fifth Covid-19 vaccination drive, with volunteer medical workers, people with chronic diseases, poor people, social policy beneficiaries, employees in the pharmaceutical sector, and foreigners the first to receive shots of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, said Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Health Dr. Nguyen Hoai Nam at a press brief yesterday.

Pictures show HCMC’s empty streets as people stay home for social distancing

Pictures show HCMC’s empty streets as people stay home for social distancing

To further prevent disease spread in the community, the People’s Committee of HCMC mandated urgent measures, including strict social distancing throughout the city for 15 days starting at 0:00 am on July 9 under the Directive No. 16/CT-TTg dated March 31, 2020 of the Prime Minister on urgent measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 pandemic.
HCMC on right track in Covid-19 fight: official

HCMC on right track in Covid-19 fight: official

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s current biggest Covid-19 outbreak hot spot, is on the right track in pandemic prevention and control after two days of social distancing imposed in the entire city.
The functional unit of Binh Tan District inspects Covid-19 prevention measures in the locality. (Photo: SGG)

Binh Tan District issues fines of VND52.5 million on violators of Covid-19 rules

As of 1 pm on July 9, the People’s Committees of 10 wards and the Urban Order Management Team of Binh Tan District have issued fines worth VND52.5 million (US$2,288) to 11 individuals for violating the Directive No. 16/CT-TTg of the Prime Minister on implementing urgent measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 pandemic.