At the conference (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC records lowest number of Covid deaths in over one month

HCMC saw 3,260 recovered Covid-19 patients and 140 deaths on September 23. The number of Covid-related deaths was the lowest in over the past one month, said Deputy Head of the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control Pham Duc Hai.
HCMC facilitates testing on delivery workers

HCMC facilitates testing on delivery workers

Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Nguyen Phuong said that in the past few months, testing for delivery workers has bumped into various difficulties because of the sudden increase in deliverymen. Therefore, Ho Chi Minh City will assign shippers to carry out tests themselves from September 24 and apply information technology in management.
A Co.op food mini mart on September 9 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC's street food stores not ready for reopening

Few convenience stores have reopened while most of food and drink stores in HCMC are still close after the city’s allowance for the resumption of a small number of food and essentials goods delivery services starting on September 8.
The Department of Trade and Industry of HCMC has proposed the municipal People’s Committee to allow shippers and employees of supermarkets proposed to operate until 9 pm. (Photo: SGGP)

Shippers, employees of supermarkets proposed to operate until 9 pm

In order to ensure sufficient supply of essential goods for locals amid the implementation of more stringent social distancing, the Department of Trade and Industry of HCMC has proposed the municipal People’s Committee to allow supermarkets, convenience stores and grocery shops to extend their business hours and expand operation.
Contactless delivery in pandemic in HCMC

Contactless delivery in pandemic in HCMC

The information that a GrabBike driver in Ho Chi Minh City was infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus recently has made both ride-hailing drivers and users worried. In the context that e-commerce activities are encouraged to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, this information raises questions on the pandemic prevention in the delivery activity when shopping online.