Accordingly, Quy asked district- and commune-level People’s Committees to promote the role of anti-COVID-19 teams in enhancing communication work and monitoring people in isolation.
The task forces are commissioned to inspect the compliance of COVID-19 prevention and control regulation in restaurants and business establishments in the localities.
He underlined the necessary to encourage local residents not to go out unless it was really necessary, wear face masks in public, contact with healthcare facilities if showing any of the signs and symptoms of the coronavirus disease, such as a cough, fever; avoid gatherings, keep a distance of at least one meter from others, and fine cases for not masking up when in public.
The locals are advised to install contact tracing app Bluezone to alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients.
Under the announcement, local authorities are responsible for taking drastic measures to handle new coronavirus outbreaks, such as quickly localizing, tracking and testing people who have had contact with COVID-19 patients.
Quy urged the Department of Health to enhance inspection of COVID-19 prevention work at medical facilities in the city, and ensure supply of essential medical equipment during the fight.
He assigned the Department of Education and Training in collaboration the Department of Health to soon release a guiding document on epidemic prevention and control in educational institutions to ensure safety for the new school year.
The Department of Information and Communication is in charge of updating and disseminating instructions of the Ministry of Health and the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 response so that citizen would stay on high alert and remain vigilant for the virus.