|The Tan Son Nhât airport welcomed tourists from Da Nang on August 13. Photo: Dinh Hang /VNA /CVN|
The Ho Chi Minh City COVID-19 Outbreak Prevention and Control Steering Committee hosted an online meeting on September 21 on the epidemic situation in the city.
Speaking on the occasion, the permanent vice-chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal People's Committee, Lê Thanh Liêm, highly appreciated the results and the determination in the epidemic control of the municipal political system. In the past 54 days, no case of COVID-19 has been detected in the community and all patients have been cured.
The leader asked the localities to maintain in the times to come a regular and continuous fight against COVID-19. In particular, the Municipal Health Service actively coordinated with the services at the arrondissement and district level to quickly and seriously implement the content of document No. 4995 of the Ministry of Health of September 202020 guiding the temporary supervision. foreigners entering Vietnam
In order to achieve the double objective of fighting the epidemic and of economic development, the whole city must properly implement the so-called "5K" message (mask, disinfection, distancing, do not gather in crowds and declaration of health. ).
Ho Chi Minh City continues to consider allowing entry of foreign experts and highly skilled workers; to implement medical guidelines for the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic for foreigners entering Vietnam to work less than 14 days in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the health sector, Lê Thanh said Liêm.
During the meeting, delegates stressed that the city should carefully prepare isolation and medical surveillance plans for people from six countries and territories - as Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan (China), Laos and Cambodia - in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health.
Currently, 25 hotels, for a total of 2329 beds, meet the medical isolation needs of people entering the southern megalopolis.
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