blue-check The whole Ho Chi Minh city officially undergoes quarantine from July 9th, 2021

Dispatch No. 2279/UBND-VX dated July 8th, 2021 of Ho Chi Minh city People's Committee regarding adoption of COVID-19 prevention and control measures according to Prime Minister’s Directive No. 16/CT-TTg dated March 31, 2020
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Based on Official Telegram No. 914/CD-TTg dated July 6th, 2021, the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh city decides to place the whole Ho Chi Minh city under quarantine according to Directive No. 16/CT-TTg dated March 31st, 2020 for 15 days starting from 00:00 of July 9th, 2021.

Accordingly, during 15 days starting from July 9th, 2021, the whole Ho Chi Minh city must undergo quarantine with the rule that every family, neighborhood, commune and district and Thu Duc City may not come into contact with other families, neighborhoods, communes and districts.

At the same time, during the quarantine period, the people must stay home and only go out in strictly necessary cases such as purchase of food, pharmaceuticals and other essential goods and services; emergencies such as emergency aid, medical services, acts of god, fire and funerals; working (in enterprises that still operate), etc. When leaving home, wear face masks, wash hands with soap or hand sanitizers; do not form groups of more than 02 people in public spaces or outside office buildings or hospitals and keep a distance of at least 02 meters.

All non-essential services must be further suspended; wholesale markets and traditional markets that fail to meet COVID-19 safety criteria shall also be suspended.

Operation of lottery selling agencies and street lottery selling in Ho Chi Minh city, and takeaway services must be suspended for 15 days starting from 00:00 of July 9th, 2021.

Manufacturing establishments, traffic/construction works; essential businesses (food, pharmaceuticals, gasoline, oil, electricity, water, fuels, etc.); banks, treasuries, providers of banking services, enterprise support services (notary services, lawyer services, vehicle registration, secured transaction registration, etc.), securities services, postal services, telecommunications services, goods transport, import and export services, medical services, mortuary services, etc. may continue to operate but they must ensure to suspend non-urgent activities and reduce density of employees in the workplace.

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