The certification of negative test result allows delivery workers to pass through Covid-19 control stations in the city. (Photo: SGGP)

Shippers delivering essential goods get free Covid-19 test

The HCMC Health Department has delegated the municipal Center for Disease Control (HCDC) to allocate Covid-19 antigen rapid test kits to 411 mobile healthcare stations to implement free testing for all shippers of tech-based transport companies in the city, said Head of the Office of the city’s Department of Health Nguyen Thi Huynh Mai.
HCMC imposes stricter travel measures for controlling the spread of Covid-19. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC’s plans, relief measures during latest social distancing rules

HCMC has further tightened stricter social distancing measures in the whole city and prepared two million bags of food delivered to local residents. People in the “green zones” will be allowed to go out for food once a week, according to an announcement on missions in the prevention and control of the coronavirus outbreak from August 22 to September 6 by the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.