A Covid-19 control station on Hau Giang Street in the border between districts 6 and Binh Tan

Some districts establish Covid-19 control stations across city

Some districts throughout HCMC have established Covid-19 monitoring and control stations following the two-week social distancing starting on July 9 with the principle of every household, ward, district and province going into self-isolation.
Residents are shopping at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

People in HCMC required to stay at home, limit non-essential travel

Residents in HCMC have been required to stay at home and limit non-essential travel, except for essential needs of food, medical coverage, and other urgent and essential purposes, and workers at State-owned enterprises and State agencies, diplomatic missions and armed forces.
HCMC will impose measures in the PM’s Directive 16 beginning from 12am of July 9

HCMC to apply Prime Minister’s Directive 16 from July 9

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong announced at a meeting with the city’s Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control yesterday that HCMC is to enter a citywide social distance time following Directive No.16 of the Prime Minister for 15 days, starting from 12am July 9.