Update news Hanoi
Me Linh district in Hanoi has been using drones to monitor people in isolated areas to ensure that people "stay where they are”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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 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.
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.
The stormy season is starting in Hanoi and residents are increasingly concerned about flooding during heavy rain.
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.
Self-discipline, seriousness and efficiency during social distancing is paramount in the ongoing fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
The Hanoi Municipal People’s Committee has drawn a COVID-19 treatment plan for the scenario of having 40,000 infections.
As of May, 287 projects had been allocated land, but implementation has been slow and and violations of the Land Law have occurred.