President Nguyen Xuan Phuc  (L) and Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen at the working session (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC may extend social distancing by another two weeks after August 1

Chairman of the HCMC Peole’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said that perhaps it will take months for the city put the ongoing coronavirus outbreak under control. Therefore, the city may extend its current social distancing period by another two weeks after August 1 due to the continuing rise in the number of patients with Covid-19.