President Nguyen Xuan Phuc  (L) and Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen at the working session (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC may extend social distancing by another two weeks after August 1

Chairman of the HCMC Peole’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said that perhaps it will take months for the city put the ongoing coronavirus outbreak under control. Therefore, the city may extend its current social distancing period by another two weeks after August 1 due to the continuing rise in the number of patients with Covid-19.

Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen visited poor workers in rented rooms in Binh Tan District to spirit them up. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC Party Chief visits people in medical lockdown areas

Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen yesterday paid several visits to workers living in medical lockdown areas in hope of spiriting them up and reminding them to observe social distance rules strictly.

The functional force is checking people at the checkpoint on Nguyen Van Troi Street. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC strictly punish people going out without necessary purposes

Ho Chi Minh City has formed many checkpoints in its districts and Thu Duc City to verify whether all passing people are with purposes regulated in Directive 16 or not. Those without necessray purposes, including shippers transporting unessential items, are fined from VND1-3 million.

HCMC fines non-essential deliveries from July 26

HCMC fines non-essential deliveries from July 26

HCMC starting from July 26 tightens Covid-19 restrictions against going outside for unnecessary reasons in the 21 districts and Thu Duc city, after the HCMC Party Committee issued Directive No.12 and HCMC People’s Committee issued Official Dispatch 2468 on strengthening social distancing measures under Directive 16.
Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen is delivering his speech in the conference. (Photo: SGGP)

Individual livelihood, business vitality must be protected: HCMC Party Chief

All citizens in Ho Chi Minh City will have to follow stricter rules from July 26, including a curfew after 6pm unless in emergency, in an effort to stop further spreading of Covid-19 in the city. Meanwhile, functional agencies must tighten law enforcement in each district while taking care of residents’ life. This is the main content at the 7th session of the Executive Committee of HCMC Party Committee yesterday.

Produce transport from Tien Giang Province to HCMC via a high-speed boat. (Photo: SGGP)

Southern region applying practical measures to maintain goods flow to HCMC

19 provinces and cities in the Southern of Vietnam since yesterday have observed the Prime Minister’s Directive 16/CT-TTg to prevent further Covid-19 spreading. Several feasible solutions have been, therefore, carried out in order to supply essential commodities to citizens in these areas, including Ho Chi Minh City.