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.
On the first day of implementing tighter social distancing order in Ho Chi Minh City, the reporters of Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper captured a series of photos and videos featuring military officers, soldiers who are performing their assigned tasks with concentrated responsibilities spirit, contributing to fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in the city.
Since early Saturday morning, Ho Chi Minh City has recorded many people and vehicles flocking to supermarkets, mini-stores, convenient stores and pharmacies in many streets to buy food, essential goods and medicine before the tighter social distancing order starts to be applied on from August 23.
After HCMC on Sunday announced its plan to extend strict lockdown for another month until September 15, thousand of migrant workers have packed their bags and personal belongings and rushed to the city's gateways in a bid to leave for their hometowns in Southern and Central provinces including Dong Nai, Binh Thuan, Quang Tri and Nghe An.
Amid the complicated development of Covid-19 in Ho Chi Minh City, people in the whole city have been joining hands in the fight against the pandemic, showing determination to soon prevent and repel the fourth pandemic outbreak.