At the conference (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC achieves significant results from strong social distancing measures

HCMC has begun to see a drop in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, especially the decline in severe patients and death rates, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said on September 11 at a conference on plan and strategy of prevention and control of the pandemic and economic recovery after September 15.
The mobile market for people staying in the ‘green safe zone’ of District 3. (Photo: SGGP)

More businesses allowed to operate in HCMC’s latest social distance extension

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee last night released an urgent direction regarding social distance extension citywide in accordance with the Prime Minister’s Directive 16 from 12am August 16 to September 15. All localities and related state agencies, departments are asked to strictly monitor citizens’ movements. This time, however, more business groups are allowed to operate to maintain social security.