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Ho Chi Minh City: Blockade some areas in Binh Tan, Hoc Mon


On the afternoon of June 19, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City issued an urgent document directing the establishment of a blockade area to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic for neighborhoods 2, 3, and 4 in An Lac ward, Binh Tan district. Implementation time within 14 days from 0:00 on June 20.
People’s Committee of Binh Tan District said that in the past time, in the area of ​​quarters 2, 3 and 4, An Lac ward, Binh Tan district, there have been 127 cases, in addition, there are 26 cases related to other areas and there may be other cases. cases have not been detected in this area. Binh Tan District has coordinated with the Center for Disease Control of Ho Chi Minh City to conduct screening tests.

Regarding measures, the District People’s Committee plans to organize 22 checkpoints at roads, each with 3 people/shift. Ho Hoc Lam Street, from Kinh Duong Vuong to Vo Van Kiet, will be blocked and isolated. Particularly, Kinh Duong Vuong and Vo Van Kiet roads are still open to traffic but cannot be stopped or parked. For convenience stores, the district will continue to operate to provide essential goods for people and only serve people in areas where social distancing is implemented, only carrying goods, not people. , entering the distanced area, each entry and exit must be disinfected and disinfected. Every day, only one member of the family will be sent to shop for food and goods at the time announced by the Ward People’s Committee to ensure social distancing… Locking down a residential area because of a case of Covid-19 in District 6, Ho Chi Minh City Photo: HOANG TRI At a press conference on the evening of the same day, Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Duong Anh Duc said that currently, the epidemic situation in the city is complicated. After a period of isolation, the outbreak at the Renaissance mission church group was basically under control after having more than 520 cases. However, the city has had outbreaks at new points in Binh Tan and Hoc Mon districts. Over the past week, the city has not implemented strict distance. Therefore, the City will introduce other stronger measures. In addition, it is necessary to strengthen the distance and handle outbreaks, stop the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, especially the Delta variant. The city has introduced measures to prevent epidemics, applying a number of distancing regulations, in which strong measures will be taken at key and risk areas. Therefore, in the afternoon of the same day, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City decided to blockade neighborhoods 2, 3, and 4 in An Lac ward, Binh Tan district starting at 0:00 on June 20 and implementing for 2 weeks. In addition, the City People’s Committee also decided to set up a blockade of Tan Thoi 2, 3 and Thoi Tay 1 hamlets in Tan Hiep commune, Hoc Mon district with the same time. “The city applies Directive 15 or Directive 16? The city needs to apply specific measures in accordance with the current situation, not based on all the directives. Basically based on the regulations of the Ministry of Health assessment. In terms of risk level, there are levels: new normal, epidemic, at risk, high risk, the highest level is applying blockade.The whole city is assessed as high risk level. However, the city also considers making regulations suitable to the circumstances,” said Mr. Duong Anh Duc. On the evening of June 19, Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong signed a directive on tightening and strengthening measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic in the area. Accordingly, suspending all types of non-essential business services, shutting down spontaneous markets; stop the operation of taxis, technology vehicles, intercity vehicles and bus lines. Do not gather more than 3 people in public places, outside of offices, schools, hospitals and strictly follow the 5K rule of the Ministry of Health. A minimum distance of 1.5 m is required in public places. Strengthening to strictly handle violations of the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic by individuals and organizations. Request everyone to stay at home, only going out in cases of real necessity such as buying food, food, medicine, emergency, working at factories, workshops, factories and other cases due to The Department of Health guides… The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City said that now, the unit has also guaranteed 100% to supply enough goods for consumers in the city, not to lack of goods, leading to uncontrolled price increases. Buy 30 million doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccines On June 19, the Government issued Resolution 61/NQ-CP on the purchase of Covid-19 vaccine AZD1222 produced by AstraZeneca of Vietnam Vaccine Joint Stock Company (VNVC). The resolution states: Accepting to buy 30 million doses of AZD1222 vaccine from VNVC Company purchased from AZ (including the number of vaccines that the Ministry of Health has received for vaccination before signing the contract to buy vaccines from AZ). VNVC Company). Accept the purchase price of vaccines on a non-profit basis as reported by the Ministry of Health on the results negotiated with the company. Accept a disclaimer for claims arising out of or related to vaccines or their use for AstraZeneca and VNVC Company. VNVC company may not deliver the goods on schedule.

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