PM: Vietnam not allowed to ease guard against COVID-19

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked ministries, agencies, localities, units and individuals to remain vigilant against COVID-19 and raise the sense of responsibility for public health.

PM: Vietnam not allowed to ease guard against COVID-19 hinh anh 1

He made the request during a Cabinet meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control on April 26 morning, which was held amid the complex developments of the pandemic in the world.

According to a document on the meeting outcomes, issued by the Government Office, the PM pointed out the high risk of pandemic resurgence in Vietnam as its neighbouring countries are facing spikes in cases.

Given this, it is hard to complete the dual tasks of socio-economic development and pandemic combat, he said.

The leader urged ministries, agencies and localities to get updated on the COVID-19 situation at home and in foreign countries, and seriously implement prevention and control measures.

He reiterated the need to follow the Ministry of Health’s 5K message: khau trang (facemask), khu khuan (disinfection), khoang cach (distance), khong tu tap (no gathering) and khai bao y te (health declaration).

 

Any violations should be strictly punished in line with regulations of the Party and law of the State, the PM noted.

The Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Public Security, provincial-level People’s Committees and relevant ministries and agencies need to step up inspections over the observance of quarantine regulations, he continued.

He ordered limiting mass gatherings and wearing masks in public places, especially in festivals.

Northwestern border provinces should coordinate with the Ministries of National Defence and Public Security, and closely cooperate with neighbouring countries in controlling immigration via roads and sea routes.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health should enhance international cooperation to expand the access to COVID-19 vaccines and quick testing techniques, while facilitating vaccine production at home, the PM said./.VNA

 
 

Other News

.
Legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap
Legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap
POLITICSicon  25/08/2021 

General Vo Nguyen Giap (1911-2013) was a loyal revolutionary soldier, an excellent and close disciple of President Ho Chi Minh, and the “eldest brother” of the Vietnam People’s Army.

Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan welcomes US counterpart Kamala Harris
Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan welcomes US counterpart Kamala Harris
POLITICSicon  25/08/2021 

Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan hosted a reception for US Vice President Kamala Haris who is on a three-day visit to Vietnam at the Presidential Palace on August 25.

Vietnam ask WHO to prioritize vaccine allocation
Vietnam ask WHO to prioritize vaccine allocation
POLITICSicon  25/08/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested the World Health Organization (WHO) give Vietnam priority in accessing vaccine in its next allocation round.

US Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in Hanoi
US Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in Hanoi
POLITICSicon  25/08/2021 

The Air Force Two carrying US Vice President Kamala Harris from Singapore landed at Noi Bai international airport (Hanoi) on August 24 evening.

Prime Minister becomes head of national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention
Prime Minister becomes head of national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention
POLITICSicon  24/08/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has been assigned to be head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control at a meeting of top leaders held on August 24.

Phan Van Mai elected as Ho Chi Minh City’s Chairman
Phan Van Mai elected as Ho Chi Minh City’s Chairman
POLITICSicon  24/08/2021 

Standing Deputy Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Phan Van Mai was elected as the city’s new chairman, replacing Mr. Nguyen Thanh Phong, at a special meeting of the HCM City People's Council this morning (August 24).

AIPA-42: Vietnam gives ideas on enhancing parliamentary diplomacy
AIPA-42: Vietnam gives ideas on enhancing parliamentary diplomacy
POLITICSicon  24/08/2021 

The Political Committee of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) held a meeting via videoconference on August 24 to debate draft resolutions to submit to the second plenary session of the 42nd AIPA General Assembly for approval.

Pope Francis offers EUR100,000 to COVID hit people in Vietnam
Pope Francis offers EUR100,000 to COVID hit people in Vietnam
POLITICSicon  25/08/2021 

Pope Francis has decided to provide EUR100,000 as emergency relief to Vietnamese people negatively affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Vatican News.

Vietnamese tank crew secures group’s second place at Army Games 2021
Vietnamese tank crew secures group’s second place at Army Games 2021
POLITICSicon  24/08/2021 

Vietnam finished second in Group 1 of the qualifying round of the “Tank Biathlon”, held at the Alabino military training ground in the suburbs of Russia’s Moscow, at the ongoing International Army Games 2021.

Cuba to deliver 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam
Cuba to deliver 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam
POLITICSicon  24/08/2021 

Cuba will provide Vietnam with 10 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine from now until the end of 2021, President Miguel Díaz-Canel told Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc during phone talks on August 23 evening.

PM requests stronger COVID-19 prevention and control nationwide
PM requests stronger COVID-19 prevention and control nationwide
POLITICSicon  24/08/2021 

Provinces and cities applying social distancing measures were requested to ensure enough food and essential services for residents, especially those of vulnerable groups.

New campus of US Embassy worth $1.2b to be built in Hanoi
New campus of US Embassy worth $1.2b to be built in Hanoi
POLITICSicon  25/08/2021 

The signing ceremony was witnessed by US Vice President Kamala Harris and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh.

Army to use all forces to help southern localities wipe out COVID-19: Minister
Army to use all forces to help southern localities wipe out COVID-19: Minister
POLITICSicon  23/08/2021 

The army is determined to use all means and forces, within and even beyond its ability to wipe out the pandemic and bring people’s life to normal, Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang has affirmed.

U.S. Vice President to pay three-day visit to Vietnam
U.S. Vice President to pay three-day visit to Vietnam
POLITICSicon  23/08/2021 

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Vietnam from August 24-26 at the invitation of Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Monday.

Prime Minister: Everyone in HCM City to be tested during social distancing period
Prime Minister: Everyone in HCM City to be tested during social distancing period
POLITICSicon  23/08/2021 

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has directed local authorities to perform rapid testing on a large scale. HCM City will conduct Covid-19 test for the entire population during the social distancing period to detect F0 cases as soon as possible.

Politburo issues Conclusion on overseas Vietnamese affairs
Politburo issues Conclusion on overseas Vietnamese affairs
POLITICSicon  22/08/2021 

The Politburo has recently issued Conclusion No.120-KL/TW on overseas Vietnamese (OV) affairs in the new situation.

HCMC applies ‘3 on-site’ model for state agencies from August 23
HCMC applies ‘3 on-site’ model for state agencies from August 23
POLITICSicon  23/08/2021 

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Home Affairs yesterday released an instruction document about the operation model for state agencies and units from August 23 to September 6. 

Czech Republic donates 250,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam
Czech Republic donates 250,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam
POLITICSicon  23/08/2021 

The Czech Government has decided to donate more than 250,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses along with a number of quick test kits, and transfer 500,000 doses to Vietnam to help the South East Asian nation contain the COVID-19 pandemic as soon as possible.

US Vice President Harris begins trip to Singapore, Vietnam
US Vice President Harris begins trip to Singapore, Vietnam
POLITICSicon  22/08/2021 

Vice President Kamala Harris departed the United States on August 20 as she heads on a trip to Singapore and Vietnam, a move which will affirm the Biden administration’s priorities for the region.

Vietnam to run for Int’l Law Commission amid fierce competition
Vietnam to run for Int’l Law Commission amid fierce competition
POLITICSicon  21/08/2021 

In 2016, Dr. Nguyen Hong Thao became the first Vietnamese to be appointed as a member of the United Nations’ International Law Commission, for the term 2017-2021.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN