More needy people in Hanoi access free food amid COVID-19

Local authorities in Hanoi have continued to offer daily necessities to people most affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), while also carrying out a range of preventive measures against the disease.

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Authorities in the capital hand over essential goods to local citizens in need.

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Truc Bach ward in Ba Dinh district presents packages worth VND200,000 each to residents in neighbouring Phuc Xa ward.

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Ba Dinh district’s Red Cross collects 100 pieces of protective equipment for medical workers.

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The haul of protective gear will be transported to doctors and nurses who are on the frontline in the battle against the COVID-19 epidemic.

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A motorcycle club based in Hanoi delivers 500 gifts to deprived people in Ngoc Ha ward.

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Authorities of Kim Ma ward send 100 gifts to underprivileged people in addition to 500 free meals to locals at a total cost of VND50 million.

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Local authorities are on hand to support deprived people in Quan Thanh ward.

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In addition to charitable work, there have also been checkpoints set up across the capital in an attempt to curb the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic.

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Security forces remain on duty to ensure that people follow the social distancing order issued by the government.

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Policemen fan out to make sure people do not gather in large groups.

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A hand washing point has been put into use by the women’s union chapter in Ngoc Ha ward.

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Bustling markets must be disinfected in order to reduce the risk of the COVID-19 from spreading.

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Wet markets throughout the capital such as Linh Lang, Huu Tiep, and Chau Long are also disinfected.

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Plenty of streets throughout Hanoi are thoroughly disinfected.

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Residents come out to clean the streets and the pavements in order to keep the capital clean and tidy.

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The police remind locals of the need to follow the social distancing order.

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Construction sites are also urged to obey rules in the COVID-19 fight.

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As of April 13, Ba Dinh district’s authorities had fined a total of 166 people for not wearing face masks or for going out without a valid reason. In addition, they also fined four individuals for posting fake news and six traders for disobeying rules.

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