The high gasoline prices (the highest level in the past seven years) have put pressure and affected many production and business activities of businesses and people. Over the past week, many types of goods, food, and services in Ho Chi Minh City have also rushed to raise their prices.
From October 7 to November 3, there were 405,000 people travelling by air from pandemic-hit areas to localities nationwide. Of these, 382,000 were taken samples for Covid-19 testing with 7,700 positive with SARS-CoV-2, accounting for two percent.
Unvaccinated people who return to their homelands have to take a mandatory 14-day quarantine and then go into another 14-day period of self-quarantine at home as well as comply with the health ministry’s 5K message and to be tested for Covid-19 on the first, seventh and 14th day of the quarantine period ,counting from the entry date.
In its temporary guidance on the implementation of Covid-19 testing in districts and Thu Duc city, the Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City directed localities not to carry out periodic Covid-19 tests in wards, communes, or districts.
The Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City has just issued a temporary official letter about guiding the implementation of measures for those people who desired to arrive or return Ho Chi Minh City from other localities.
HCMC People's Committee on Wednesday issued its decision to allow in-person dining to resume from Thursday, after five months of closure and delivery-only operations due to the severe Covid-19 outbreak.