Violating COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control regulations in Ho Chi Minh City is punishable by a fine worth up to VND40 million (US$1,730). Due to the increasingly serious developments of the pandemic, the municipal People’s Committee issued directive No. 10 on Saturday evening to enforce stricter virus prevention and control measures, namely shutting down unofficial markets, limiting public gatherings to three people, and suspending public transport. Hefty fines are to be imposed on violators to make sure these regulations are obeyed. A VND1-3 million ($43-130) fine has been authorized for those who fail to wear face masks in public places. Participating in a gathering of more than three people in public is punishable by a fine worth VND10-20 million ($434-869) for each offender. Failure to comply with authorities’ order to shut down non-essential businesses and unofficial markets is punishable by a VND10-20 million ($434-869) fine. Those who fail to report a … [Read more...] about How are violators of COVID-19 preventive measures penalized in Ho Chi Minh City?
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Binh Dinh shuts down beaches due to fears over Covid-19 spread The Saigon Times Residents and tourists at a beach in Binh Dinh Province. As Covid-19 has spread to more localities such as Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces, Binh Dinh Province has issued a dispatch banning sea bathing and suspending dine-in services from today - PHOTO: NLDO HCMC - As Covid-19 has spread to more localities such as Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces, Binh Dinh Province has issued a dispatch banning sea bathing and suspending dine-in services from today, June 24, until further notice. The dispatch was signed by Binh Dinh Chairman Nguyen Phi Long this afternoon, the local media reported. Under the order, food stalls and eateries along National Highway 1A are only allowed to offer takeaway services, while coffee shops and restaurants or eateries in the province will temporarily suspend in-person services from 9.00 p.m. today. To prevent the spread of Covid-19, the provincial Department of … [Read more...] about Binh Dinh shuts down beaches due to fears over Covid-19 spread
Two Covid-19 patients in Bac Giang die aged over 80 The Saigon Times A critical Covid-19 patient in Bac Giang is under treatment. Two Covid-19 patients in the province have been confirmed dead - PHOTO: MINISTRY OF HEALTH HCMC – Two Covid-19 patients, aged 88 and 82, in the country’s largest coronavirus hotspot of Bac Giang were confirmed dead this afternoon, June 24, raising the country’s Covid-19 death toll to 72. According to the subcommittee of treatment under the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control, the 88-year-old man is a resident of Viet Yen District and suffered from high blood pressure, the local media reported. On June 13, he tested positive for Covid-19 and was taken to the Bac Giang General Hospital for treatment. On June 18, he suffered from shortness of breath and showed poor response to high-flow nasal cannula oxygen, so he was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit of the Bac Giang Psychiatric Hospital. … [Read more...] about Two Covid-19 patients in Bac Giang die aged over 80
Green growth and the public healthcare system are highlighted at the conference. Representatives of the Asia and Pacific stressed the need to shift focus on the green and inclusive economy in the region in the post-pandemic era at a high-level conference on belt and road cooperation, which was held online on June 23. Participants at the conference on June 23. Photos: Baoquocte The participants argued that the pandemic has increased the burden on communities and vulnerable groups in developing countries as they are facing the existing long-term impacts of climate change. These countries are now experiencing the risk of a multi-speed recovery across the region, because of the different levels of containment and management of the Covid-19 outbreak. The focus on green recovery should be directed towards decarbonizing the regional economies in a certain timeline, ending fossil fuel subsidies, tackling air pollution, stepping up ambition in the Nationally … [Read more...] about Belt and Road cooperation expected to support green economy
Mô tả ảnh Most advertisers have offered vaccination of AstraZeneca; yet, some of them advertised Pfizer vaccine which has not been imported in Vietnam. Some individuals even though boasted to organize vaccination in households, or companies. However, they have given unclear information on prices and even immunization venues. An employee of Bao Son International Hospital at 52 Nguyen Chi Thanh in Vietnam’s capital’s Dong Da announced that the infirmary has offered testing service for the coronavirus at the cost of VND1.2 million with certificates for those who need for their business trips or study in foreign countries. Furthermore, the hospital also provides paid Covid-19 vaccination in one month later as scheduled. She advised those who need vaccination to leave their mobile number and addresses so that the infirmary will contact them later. Regarding this issue, Former Head of the Department for Preventative Medicine, Dr. Tran Dac Phu, a consultant for the Ministry of … [Read more...] about People should be alert to paid vaccine advertising on social media
The gifts are worth 360 million VND (15,600 USD) sourced from the epidemic prevention and control fund of the Vietnam Youth Federation's Central Committee. Speaking at the handover ceremony, Mai said through the donation, the Vietnam Youth Federation wants to stand side by side with the Cambodia Union of Youth Federations in preventing the spread of COVID-19. She expressed her belief that with the great unity from both the Cambodian government and people, the country will soon overcome difficulties and challenges posed by the pandemic. In recent times, the Vietnam Youth Federation had also donated 25,000 masks to the Cambodian Union of Youth Federations through the Cambodian Embassy in Hanoi in order to contribute to the COVID-19 combat in the neighbouring country. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam Youth Federation presents 5,000 masks to Cambodian counterpart