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Drones used to monitor people in Hanoi’s 'red zone'

Me Linh district in Hanoi has been using drones to monitor people in isolated areas to ensure that people "stay where they are”.

Hanoi announces social distancing zonal plans

Strict, social distancing measures will continue in the capital city after September 6, as authorities announce plans to introduce a new zonal system to curb the spread of COVID-19.

CDC Hanoi considers possible extension of social distancing after September 6

If the number of newly detected Covid-19 cases in the community continues to increase and the people's awareness about observance of social distancing rules does not improve, Hanoi may have to extend social distancing after September 6.

Hanoi evacuates people living in Thanh Xuan District

Around 1,200 residents living in Hanoi's Thanh Xuan District have been evacuated from their homes after the capital's biggest COVID cluster was detected.


New Covid-19 hotbeds emerge in Hanoi despite social distancing

Social distancing is one of the most important solutions to control the Covid-19 pandemic in Hanoi while waiting for expansion of vaccination coverage, according to Nguyen Viet Hung, Deputy Chair of the Hanoi Infection Control Association.

Front-line command post established at Hanoi’s Covid-19 hotspot

The authorities of Thanh Xuan District in Hanoi have set up a front-line command post for Covid-19 prevention and control in an isolated area on Nguyen Trai Street in Thanh Xuan Trung Ward.

Hanoi Mayor orders closer inspection of high-risk zones

“All the people in isolated areas must be considered F1 cases (contacts of infected people) and they must be tested. Those who refuse testing must be taken away to concentrated quarantine,” said Hanoi Mayor Chu Ngoc Anh.

Hanoi has potential risk of COVID-19 infection clusters in community

The capital of Hanoi is at high risk of recording an increase in the number COVID-19 cases within the community as it has many densely populated alleys and streets, as well as crowded residential areas, according to experts.

The poor hamlet in the middle of Hanoi

At the foot of Long Bien Bridge, the Phao (Float) hamlet, or hamlet of the poor, is experiencing tough days because of the pandemic.

Hanoi donates 6,000 tonnes of rice to HCM City, Binh Duong province

The capital city of Hanoi has decided to donate 5,000 tonnes of rice to Ho Chi Minh City and 1,000 tonnes to the southern province of Binh Duong.

How are Hanoians living during social distancing days?

Organizing birthday parties online, practicing exercise at home, and ordering food delivery are some of the ways Hanoians are adapting to new circumstances under social distancing.

Hanoi strives to stamp out Covid-19 outbreak soon

On average, Hanoi detected one F0 case out of 10,000 people in the first three days of the capital city’s large-scale covid-19 testing campaign. 

Hanoi cleans up its pond life

Rapid urbanisation have led to increasing demand for housing and infrastructure. Consequently, ponds and lakes across the city have been filled to make room for construction.

Poor urban planning leaves Hanoi streets under water

The stormy season is starting in Hanoi and residents are increasingly concerned about flooding during heavy rain.

Hanoi conducts massive testing campaign with 3.3 million samples

From August 9 to 17, Hanoi will provide 1.3 million tests using the RT-PCR technique, and 2 million rapid tests in an aim to screen and isolate Covid-19 pathogens from the community as quickly as possible.

Voluntary social distancing: key to stem spread of Covid-19 pandemic

Self-discipline, seriousness and efficiency during social distancing is paramount in the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Hanoi changes document requirements for people who need to go out

Hanoi’s leaders said the municipal authorities will adjust the examination of travelling papers to be sure that only those who need to go out are in circulation.

Capital city prepares for scenario of 40,000 COVID-19 infections

The Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee has drawn a COVID-19 treatment plan for the scenario of having 40,000 infections.  

Hanoi sets up inter-sectional inspection team to handle 300 pending projects

As of May, 287 projects had been allocated land, but implementation has been slow and and violations of the Land Law have occurred.

Hanoi in the first 15 days of social distancing

Hanoi has entered the second 15 days of social distancing with the goal of controlling the Covid-19 epidemic, bringing life back to the new normal.