With 20,000 employees of supermarkets and suppliers being granted travel permits and the reappearance of 17,449 app-based shippers eligible to work, the preparation and delivery of goods to people have been less challenging than before. Especially, the efforts of many small food stores to find their own sources of goods have also made the purchases of essential products of people easier.
Amid the complicated developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, many enterprises said that they need authorities to research and find solutions to help them reduce costs, especially costs related to the implementation of three-on-site production.
Speaking at the inspection of epidemic prevention and control activities at the businesses that have implemented "three on the spot" work arrangement to ensure social distancing and safe production in Binh Tan and Binh Chanh districts on August 1, HCMC People's Committee Vice Chairman Duong Anh Duc asked the Export Processing zone and Industrial Park Authority (HEPZA) and districts’ local authorities to work with enterprises to vaccinate their staff in August.
The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), on August 1, informed that 3,493 more Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals on July 31, raising the total number of recovered cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 34,639.
After GrabBike driver in District 12’s Thanh Xuan Ward got a positive PCR test result for coronavirus, other drivers have expressed worries and concerns for unsafety risks amid the current complicated and unpredictable Covid-19 pandemic situation in Ho Chi Minh City.