Following complaints about disruption of Covid-19 vaccination in Thu Duc City, Chief of the Office of the Health Department in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thi Huynh Mai confirmed that medical workers temporarily delayed vaccination at fixed venues as they have been focusing on testing.
Ho Chi Minh City still has enough covid-19 vaccine; therefore, it is willing to distribute to neighboring provinces for vaccination roll-out, said Nguyen Hong Tam, deputy director of the city's Center for Disease Control (HCDC) at a periodical press brief yesterday organized by the city Steering Board for Prevention and Control of Covid-19.
Ho Chi Minh City has just implemented the third financial support package for over 7.3 million needy people affected by Covid-19 with an amount of VND1 million (US$44) per person from now to the end of September.
Ho Chi Minh City is still in the middle of the fierce fight against Covid-19, and has achieved certain encouraging results thanks to the close cooperation between the municipal authorities and the community. Sadly, in the cyber environment, there are some hostile forces or people with low consciousness purposely spreading Covid-19-related fake news on social networks to worry the public and harm this fight.
Following activities for children on this year's Mid-autumn Festival, delegations lead by Ho Chi Minh City leaders yesterday continued paying visits, encouraging and presenting gifts to children whose parents died from Covid-19 in districts 1, 6, 7, 10, Go Vap, Tan Binh, Binh Thanh, Cu Chi, Binh Chanh, aiming to partly appeasing their sadness in the current tough time.
Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Nguyen Phuong said that in the past few months, testing for delivery workers has bumped into various difficulties because of the sudden increase in deliverymen. Therefore, Ho Chi Minh City will assign shippers to carry out tests themselves from September 24 and apply information technology in management.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has promulgated the criteria set for safety assessment in Covid-19 prevention and control for administrative agencies and public non-business applied from September 15.
The People’s Committee of HCMC has released a document on instructing State agencies and units to adopt a new operating model in four phases in accordance with Covid-19 prevention and control measures.
The Party Committee of People-Government-Party Bloc in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday launched a program to support 50 devices for online learning, including 30 personal computers, ten smartphones and ten tablets to disadvantaged pupils.
The Vietnamese Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday held a ceremony to welcome, honor and present gifts to 12 religious volunteers who fulfilled their assigned tasks of supporting the medical workers and the frontline forces, caring for coronavirus infectious patients at the Covid-19 Field Hospital No.1 under the People’s Committee of District 7.