Restaurants and cafes in Hà Nội were allowed to re-open under certain conditions as from 0:00 on Tuesday (March 2), the capital city’s authorities have announced, lifting the closure order enforced two weeks ago.
HCMC and some northern localities will isolate people returning from Covid-19 hotspots after Tet for 14 days to prevent possible coronavirus spread.
The city’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention said people returning from places where the disease has been found or are under lockdown or social distancing would be quarantined for 14 days and tested four times.
The Ministry of Health has released guidance on face coverings in public places to prevent COVID-19 transmissions and help citizens to live safely with the pandemic.
Amid the complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in many localities, local airlines have introduced some policies to help passengers avail of refunds and exchange airfares.
The Hà Nội Department of Health is seeking 406 passengers from two flights on January 29 related to the city's 21st COVID-19 patient of the recent outbreak.
In its latest announcement, the ministry explained that the move was made as up to 20% of people tested positive for COVID-19 (F0) did not cooperate with competent authorities and hundreds of F1 (individuals who have been in close contact with F0) did not report emergency situation themselves.
The six hotels are Đông Đô, Hoa Đệ Nhất, Hưng Hương and Park Royal in Tân Bình District, New Milano in District 7, and Eastin Grand Saigon in Phú Nhuận District.