Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City To Thi Bich Chau (L) poses a photo with representatives of T&T Group Joint Stock Company and Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank. Accordingly, the Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits were donated by T&T Group Joint Stock Company, Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) and the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank). Speaking at the ceremony, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City To Thi Bich Chau thanked for the supports of people, enterprises and benefactors to fight the Covid-19 pandemic in the city. Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City To Thi Bich Chau receives the medical equipment and supplies from representatives of the Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank. Currently, the city needs ten million Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits so the medical equipment and … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City receives four million Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits
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Medical authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have set out a plan to gradually close a number of field hospitals for COVID-19 treatment once socio-economic activities are resumed. Schools, dormitories, apartment buildings, cultural houses, and parts of hospitals that had been requisitioned for COVID-19 quarantine and treatment purposes will return to their original functions as approximately 40 percent of the city’s active patients are under home treatment and the number of patients discharged from hospitals is increasing day by day. Fewer new inpatients The COVID-19 field hospital in District 8, which was set up at the district’s Cultural Center in August and mobilized personnel from different major hospitals in the city, has seen its daily new cases drop from 25 to ten recently, according to Dr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, the hospital’s director. It successfully treated and discharged about 70 out of its 170 COVID-19 patients. The daily counts of admissions into other COVID-19 field … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City plans COVID-19 field hospitals’ gradual closure
The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has issued a set of safety assessment criteria for eateries, food businesses, supermarkets, and shopping malls to reopen. There are six criteria for catering service providers and seven for supermarkets, shopping malls, and food retailers. Catering service - The establishment must have a certificate of food safety. - The establishment must ensure food safety conditions in accordance with regulations. - Employees, customers, and delivery workers must strictly follow health authorities’ pandemic prevention and control instructions. All staff members have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and test negative for the novel coronavirus. - All people have to follow basic pandemic prevention measures, namely wearing face masks, sanitizing hands, and keeping a minimum distance of two meters. - The delivery area must be separated from the remaining sections, while hand sanitizer, antiseptic, and hand … [Read more...] about How can food establishments reopen in Ho Chi Minh City after COVID-19 halt?
At each hospital, the delegation handed over gifts including 900 milk boxes, 900 clothes, and 900 towels. The gifts were worth VND 600 million totally. Also, the delegation inquired after and encouraged doctors and medical personnel taking care of new-born babies, whose fathers or mothers have died because of COVID-19. According to Assoc. Prof., Dr. Hoang Thi Diem Tuyet, Director of Hung Vuong Hospital, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken the lives of many women, and left many children orphaned. The hospital’s medical personnel have taken care of these children temporarily before handing them over to their relatives, she added. Tuyet expressed her thanks for the gifts and stressed that the gifts would help share difficulties with the hospital in taking care of the children. Translated by Trung Thanh … [Read more...] about Defense ministry gives gifts to children in Ho Chi Minh City
Accordingly, the two time slots, in the morning from 6:30-8 a.m. and the afternoon from 4:30 p.m-6 p.m will be available with the travel plan from travelers’ residence to working places. Those who perform tasks beyond the above time slots have to use granted travel passes. In case of switching the working shifts or being infected with SARS-CoV-2, they have to change the travel passes. (Illustrative photo:SGGP) As for specific cases needed to go outside, the Department of Public Security will consider and decide to grant travel pass to each case. The agencies are responsible for making and sending the lists of registered staff, officials and employees to the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs before the Municipal Department of Public Security receives and updates the information to the national population database. The travelers have to perform health declaration on VEID app of the Ministry of Public Security in advance of their journeys. All the civil servants … [Read more...] about City Police propose travel plan for civil servants in fixed time slots
The Ministry of Health reported 11,527 in Vietnam on Wednesday, together with 11,919 discharged patients and 236 deaths. Thirty-five provinces and cities logged 11,525 domestic cases while the country recorded another two imported infections, the health ministry said. The ministry had documented 11,687 locally-infected patients on Tuesday. Nearly 5,900 of the latest domestic cases were found in the community, with the remaining detected in sectioned-off areas or centralized quarantine facilities. Ho Chi Minh City reported 5,435 local infections, down by 1,086 patients from yesterday; Binh Duong Province 4,179, up by 570; Dong Nai Province 930; Long An Province 191; An Giang Province 186; Kien Giang Province 137; Can Tho City 48; Da Nang 10; and Hanoi seven. Vietnam has confirmed 714,497 community transmissions in 62 out of its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth – and worst – virus wave emerged in the country on April 27. Ho Chi Minh City suffers the most with 353,655 … [Read more...] about 11,527 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 35 provinces, cities in Vietnam