The Ministry of Health asks HCMC and southern localities to take drastic measures to reduce Covid-19 deaths. (Photo: SGGP)

Ministry prompts HCMC, southern localities to reduce Covid-19 deaths

Implementing the PM’s official dispatch No. 1102/CD-TTg dated August 23, 2021 on strengthening Covid-19 prevention and control measures and reducing mortality in Covid-19 patients, the Ministry of Health on September 5 suggested chairpersons of the People’s Committees of HCMC and southern localities, heads of competent departments to urgently and continuously delegate functional units to enhance the treatment for Covid-19 patients.
A corner of the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City (Photo H.Huynh)

Private economy thrives in southern localities

The increasing number of newly-established firms in the southern region in recent years has demonstrated their stronger confidence in Party and State policies designed to support the development of the private economy.