Hanoi Party Deputy Secretary Nguyen Thi Tuyen works with Ba Dinh District on COVID-19 fight (20:25 07/06/2021)
Before working with the government of Ba Dinh District, the delegation examined the preparations for the upcoming the entrance exams at the Phan Dinh Phung High School, one of seven contest venues in the locality.
Giving a report at the working session, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the district Party Committee Nguyen Cong Thanh said that following instructions of the Central level and the municipal authorities on the fight against COVID-19, local government has strictly carried out measures to prevent the spread of the virus, and mobilized the entire political system to join the effort.
The district has set up 142 community-based COVID-19 prevention teams and 795 groups, with 2,562 members. The teams have been in charge of conducting epidemiological investigation on people who were exposed to SARS-CoV-2 carriers (called F1) or those who return to the capital city from COVID-19-hit areas.
Currently, Ba Dinh records seven COVID-19 patients who are under treatment in hospitals. Among 99 F1 cases in quarantine, 98 are negative for SARS-CoV-2 and the result of one case is pending.
As may as 666 people who have direct contact with F1, also known as F2 cases, have been quarantined at home, of them, 476 have completed their quarantine period.
Additionally, the local authorities have focused on checking the implementation of pandemic prevention rules in apartment buildings, facilities with catering services, clinics and pharmacies.
The district suspended bars, karaoke parlors and online game centers from April 30. All 51 relic sites and religious establishments were required to cease their operations in order to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The task forces have strictly punished cases violating COVID-19 prevention regulations, with the total fine of more than VND400 million.
Ba Dinh has also made thorough preparations for the 10th-grade entrance exam. There are seven contest venues, with the total of 3,360 students. To date, the district has recorded two students who are classified as F1 contacts, and three others who are F2 cases.
Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Nguyen Thi Tuyen speaks at the working session.
Making conclusion at the session, Permanent Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thi Tuyen praised the local administration for its effort in containing the pandemic as well as preparing for the admission exam.
Regarding key tasks in the time to come, she asked the district to update and follow guiding documents of the central level and the municipal authorities on anti-COVID-19 measures.
She underscored the importance to strengthen communication under diversified ways to raise public awareness about the fight against COVID-19.
Local residents are advised to abide by the message of the Health Ministry fearing 5K (in Vietnamese) Khau trang (facemask) - Khu khuan (disinfection) - Khoang cach (distance) - Khong tu tap (no gathering) - Khai bao y te (health declaration).
Tuyen also ordered the local government to double-check all preparations for the upcoming examination, while asking for utmost effort to ensure safety for students.