Accordingly, the city will closely follow instructions of the Government, the Prime Minister, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, the Ministry of Health, and the municipal Party Committee.
In a bid to well implement the COVID-19 prevention work in the city, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh urged leaders of departments, agencies, district- and commune-level authorities to focus on major tasks, including taking stronger measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the year-end occasions.
He underlined the necessity to increase communication activities and encourage local residents to closely follow the message featuring 5K (in Vietnamese) Khau trang (facemask) - Khu khuan (disinfection) - Khoang cach (distance) - Khong tu tap (no gathering) - Khai bao y te (health declaration) in order to live safely with the novel coronavirus.
The Department of Health is told to build responding plans for different development levels of the pandemic, while supervising the pandemic prevention activities at healthcare facilities across the city, strictly handling violations.
The department will closely work with related units to tighten the management of quarantine camps so as to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus.
Local authorities are responsible for closely monitoring those under self-quarantine at home according to guidance by the Ministry of Health, while preparing human resources and equipment for COVID-19 prevention activities and in case of an outbreak.
Anh asked the Department of Public Security to coordinate with related units in tightening control of border gates and preventing illegal entry.
The Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs is assigned to work with district-level People’s Committees to take care of elderly people and policy beneficiaries.
The city leader requested local authorities to oversee the compliance of the mask regulations at crowded events and in public areas.