Hai Duong: Province-wide social distancing to end on March 3

The northern province of Hai Duong, the largest hotspot in the latest COVID-19 outbreak, is to end province-wide social distancing measures and lift lockdowns on Chi Linh city and Cam Giang district on March 3.

Hai Duong: Province-wide social distancing to end on March 3 hinh anh 1

Pham Xuan Thang, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hai Duong provincial Party Committee, speaks at the meeting on March 1 (Photo: VNA)

It will shift to a new status, both drastically fighting the coronavirus and taking action to conduct socio-economic development tasks.

This was decided by the Standing Board of the provincial Party Committee at a meeting on March 1 reviewing anti-COVID-19 efforts.

The coronavirus broke out in Hai Duong province on January 27.

The hotspot in Chi Linh has now been eliminated, while the one in Cam Giang district is under control. Relevant forces are also ramping up efforts to address a cluster in Kim Thanh district, which has been sealed off, as soon as possible.

Applauding the province’s sense of responsibility, Tran Nhu Duong, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology and head of the Ministry of Health’s working group, pointed out that its greatest success is that there haven’t been any related fatalities, testing capacity has increased dozens of times, and nearly 11,000 groups for COVID-19 monitoring, prevention, and control were set up in the community with the participation of over 25,000 people.

Hai Duong: Province-wide social distancing to end on March 3 hinh anh 2

The meeting of the Standing Board of the Hai Duong provincial Party Committee on March 1 (Photo: VNA)

 

He also warned, however, about a possible resurgence of the virus, and asked the province to view fighting COVID-19 as a regular and ongoing task in the “new normal”.

Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Pham Xuan Thang said that, from March 3, Hai Duong will carry out 10 groups of anti-COVID-19 solutions and five groups of socio-economic development solutions.

As the outbreak may return, the entire local political system will not lower its guard and will remain on alert and be stringent in the fight, he stated.

As of the afternoon of February 28, Hai Duong had recorded 665 cases of COVID-19 in this new outbreak, with 297 recoveries. More than 16,000 people were sent to concentrated quarantine sites.

Authorities have also strictly dealt with violations of rules on disease prevention and control, imposing fines totalling over 3.4 billion VND (147,000 USD)./.VNA

Ministry tries to remove barriers for agricultural produce in Covid-19 hotspot Hai Duong

Ministry tries to remove barriers for agricultural produce in Covid-19 hotspot Hai Duong

Purchasing and transporting of agricultural products from Hai Duong province – Vietnam’s largest Covid-19 hotspot – to other localities has been stalled for a few days due to epidemic prevention regulations applied in many neighboring provinces.

 
 

Other News

.
Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
Tien Giang stops growing three rice crops a year in coastal areas to cope with climate change
SOCIETYicon  04/05/2021 

The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will grow only two rice crops a year in coastal districts and Go Cong Town to mitigate the impact of saltwater intrusion and drought.

HCM City police hunt for Chinese escapees from quarantine facility
HCM City police hunt for Chinese escapees from quarantine facility
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Relevant agencies are hunting for two Chinese citizens who managed to escape from a concentrated quarantine facility in Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi district.

Hanoi, HCM City suspend non-essential services amid COVID-19
Hanoi, HCM City suspend non-essential services amid COVID-19
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

The capital city of Hanoi will temporarily shut down relic and religious sites, sidewalk eateries and beverage outlets from 5pm on May 3, in an effort to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

19 new COVID-19 cases reported
19 new COVID-19 cases reported
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Vietnam has 19 new cases of COVID-19 to report for the past 12 hours to 6pm of May 3, according to the Health Ministry.

Traffic infrastructure set to meet freight transport demand of 4.4 billion tonnes
Traffic infrastructure set to meet freight transport demand of 4.4 billion tonnes
SOCIETYicon  03/05/2021 

Vietnam’s traffic infrastructure is expected to meet demand for the annual transportation of 4.4 billion tonnes of freight and 10.46 billion passengers by 2030, heard a recent meeting of the Ministry of Transport.

Journey to Harvard by a Vietnamese student
Journey to Harvard by a Vietnamese student
FEATUREicon  03/05/2021 

Graduating from Harvard University with a master's degree in Public Policy, Tran Ha Duong said that he thought the prestigious school was “completely beyond my reach”.

Hanoi requires returnees to make health declaration after public holiday
Hanoi requires returnees to make health declaration after public holiday
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

People returning to Hanoi are subject to compulsory medical declaration after the four-day public holidays, according to a document on COVID-19 prevention and control work issued on May 2 by the Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.

COVID-19: Eight community infections detected in Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc
COVID-19: Eight community infections detected in Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

A total of 20 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on May 2, including 12 imported entrants, and 8 community infections in the northern provinces of Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc, according to the Ministry of Health.

Vung Tau detects two close contacts of Ha Nam Covid-19 patient
Vung Tau detects two close contacts of Ha Nam Covid-19 patient
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Two residents of Vung Tau City who were on the same flight from Hanoi City to HCMC with a Covid-19 patient in Ha Nam Province have been found, said the Vung Tau steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.

Ministry implements project to improve students’ awareness of startup
Ministry implements project to improve students’ awareness of startup
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

The Ministry of Education and Training has just issued a plan to implement the project "Support for students by 2025 “ which aims to improve students’ awareness of entrepreneurial startup.

No new COVID-19 cases reported on May 2 morning
No new COVID-19 cases reported on May 2 morning
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Vietnam has no new cases of COVID-19 to report for the past 12 hours to 6am of May 2, according to the Health Ministry.

Da Nang farmer's new wealth based on online learning
Da Nang farmer's new wealth based on online learning
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Online knowledge is usually not thought to benefit agriculture, but not in the case of farmer Phan Van Hung who has earned half billion a year from farming techniques he learned from the Internet.

Field hospital for Covid-19 patients set up in Ha Nam
Field hospital for Covid-19 patients set up in Ha Nam
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

A field hospital for Covid-19 patients is being set up in the northern province of Ha Nam as the province has reported some virus transmission cases in the community.

Businesses continue to encroach on pavements in Hanoi
Businesses continue to encroach on pavements in Hanoi
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Many roadside businesses in Hanoi continue to illegally spread out onto the pavement during the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCM City closes discos, bars and karaoke parlours after new local COVID-19 case found
HCM City closes discos, bars and karaoke parlours after new local COVID-19 case found
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

Nguyen Thanh Phong, chairman of HCM City People’s Committee, on Friday ordered karaoke venues, discos and bars to close until further notice following a new community – based COVID-19 case found on Thursday.

Vietnam to launch national insurance database from June 1
Vietnam to launch national insurance database from June 1
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

Vietnam’s national insurance database will be launched on June 1 following the Government’s Decree No.43/2021.

Ha Nam province reports three more COVID-19 patients
Ha Nam province reports three more COVID-19 patients
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

Vietnam documented 14 cases of COVID-19 in the past 12 hours to 6pm May 1, including 11 imported cases and three local infections in the northern province of Ha Nam, according to the Health Ministry.

COVID-19: No new cases reported over past 12 hours
COVID-19: No new cases reported over past 12 hours
SOCIETYicon  01/05/2021 

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported for the past 12 hours to 6am May 1, according to the Health Ministry.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 2
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 2
SOCIETYicon  02/05/2021 

Vietnam presents $500,000 to help Laos battle COVID-19

VN prepares for scenario of 30,000 COVID-19 infection cases
VN prepares for scenario of 30,000 COVID-19 infection cases
SOCIETYicon  30/04/2021 

The Government has ordered preparations for the scenario of 30,000 COVID-19 infection cases in Vietnam.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN