At the meeting, Vice Director of Hanoi’s Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh said at present, Vietnam has put the Covid-19 pandemic under control, as there has been no new Covid-19 case over the past 49 days.
At Hanoi, 64 days have passed without any local Covid-19 infection, however, experts warned that there could be a resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic, mainly due to the reopening of commercial flights and illegal immigration into the country, among other issues.
Vice Director of Hanoi’s Department of Health Tran Thi Nhi Ha said as of October 21, 81 out of 81 hospitals in Hanoi have comply with for safety regulations against the Covid-19, after the Department has frequently inspected the compliance of safety rules at hospitals.
Director of the municipal Department of Health Nguyen Khac Hien said Hanoi’s leaders should set an example in wearing face masks in the public, while meeting should be held online or maintaining safety distance.
Vice Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy said dealing with violations during the Covid-19 fight is essential.
Quy referred to the instruction of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc that Hanoi should stay alert and request the people to wear face masks.
The Vice Chairman urged all people to wear face masks in the public, adding at Hang Day stadium, 3,000 visitors have to wear face masks while keeping a safe distance of 2 meters.
For other public events, if people do not wear face masks, these events would be suspended.
According to Quy, public places such as shopping malls, super markets, must monitor customers regarding the requirement of wearing face masks.
Meanwhile, those defying face mask regulation would not be allowed to enter the walking street.
Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases around the world, Quy expected strict measures against the Covid-19 to prevent the resurgence of the pandemic.