Hanoi has set up 22 checkpoints at the main routes leading into the city (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Secretary of the Party Committee of Hanoi Dinh Tien Dung and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh on July 25 inspected traffic regulating activities of the city and gave directions on ways to prevent congestion in gateways to the capital city amid travel restrictions as part of Hanoi's social distancing measures. From 6 am on July 24, as part of efforts to implement Directive 17/CT-UBND on pandemic prevention and control measures, Hanoi has banned all vehicles from entering the city, except for vehicles serving pandemic prevention and control activities, public services, diplomatic mission, and those for transport of workers, experts and necessities, which are allowed to run on the so-called "green route". To enforce the ban, 22 checkpoints have been set up at the main routes leading into the city. At each checkpoint, the city police, in … [Read more...] about Hanoi regulates traffic to prevent congestion at gateways to city under social distancing
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Le Truong Giang, a security guard on Phan Dang Luu Street, Phu Nhuan District records the scene on his phone shortly before 6 p.m. At 6 p.m., several people were found driving on Hoang Minh Giam and Dang Van Sam streets. Phan Dinh Phung Street in Phu Nhuan District was completely empty at 6:30 p.m. An ambulance near the intersection of Hai Ba Trung and Nam Ky Khoi Nghia streets in District 1. A sanitation worker with the District 1 Public Service Co., Ltd said that he only had to work five hours to clean Dong Khoi Street instead of the usual 12 hours because he was only "sweeping tamarind leaves." A sign calling on people to take preventive measuresagainst Covid-19 is lit up at a corner of the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1. An emergency vehicles on Vo Van Kiet Boulevard at 7 p.m. Thu Thiem tunnel connecting District 1 and Thu Duc City wears an abandoned look. A … [Read more...] about Saigon goes empty and quiet as night-time restrictions take effect
Supermarkets, food outlets in HCMC close before 5 p.m. The Saigon Times Residents queue up to enter a supermarket in HCMC’s Go Vap District to do the shopping. Supermarkets and food outlets in the city will close before 5 p.m. every day - PHOTO: TNO HCMC – As HCMC has enhanced its anti-pandemic measures and banned all residents from going out from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., many supermarkets and food outlets in HCMC have announced that they would operate until 5 p.m. every day, from today, July 26, instead of 10 p.m. as earlier. They will open earlier by 30 minutes to an hour. The municipal Department of Industry and Trade has worked with retailers in the city on their opening hours, the local media reported. Some supermarkets will even close at 4 p.m. The early closure of supermarkets will help their employees return to their homes before 6 p.m. A representative of AEON Vietnam said it had informed its customers of the new time of operation. Similarly, MM Mega Market … [Read more...] about Supermarkets, food outlets in HCMC close before 5 p.m.
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The Ministry of Health has alerted people not to buy or hoard ventilators, medical oxygen generators or oxygen cylinders as it will waste money, lead to a shortage of supplies and cause difficulties for medical facilities that need to buy machines for patients in need. Secretary of Binh Duong Province's Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Van Loi inspects production of oxygen cylinders at Vietnam Messer Industrial Gas Co. Ltd. VNA/VNS Photo: Chi Tuong Deputy Director of the ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment Administration Department Nguyen Trong Khoa said the ministry and HCM City health sector would ensure there were no shortages of ventilators for severe coronavirus patients. “The mass purchase of ventilators and medical oxygen generators is wasteful because the installation and operation of these machines requires more complicated medical procedures than normal health monitoring devices, which cannot be used at home,” he said. “It will also make it … [Read more...] about Health Ministry warns against stockpiling of medical devices
Many retail outlets in Ho Chi Minh City have decided to close five hours earlier than normal every day starting Monday, as a response to fresh outdoor travel restrictions imposed by local authorities. Such adjustment has been made after the municipal administration banned residents from going outdoors from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am the next day, from Monday until further notice, as part of the measures to reduce surging COVID-19 infections. Many retailers of food and other essential goods have said they will open 30 minutes or one hour earlier and shutter by 5:00 pm, instead of 10:00 pm previously. Specifically, many supermarkets will operate between 6:30 am and 5:00 pm. As the travel curbs begin at 6:00 pm, a number of retail stores said they will even shut down earlier, by 4:00 pm, to enable their staff to get home before the effective curfew time. A representative of AEON Vietnam said that it has informed customers that it will close earlier than normal so both employees and … [Read more...] about Saigon supermarkets to close by 5:00 pm in adaptation to new COVID-19 restrictions