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Saturday,  05/08/2021

Continuing to promote propaganda on the Covid-19 prevention and control

(LSO) – On the afternoon of August 25, 2020, the Provincial People’s Committee held a meeting of the Provincial Steering Committee for the Covid-19 Prevention and Control. Mr. Duong Xuan Huyen, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee, Deputy Head of the Standing Committee of the Provincial Steering Committee for the Covid-19 Prevention and Control attended and directed the meeting.

According to the report of Department of Health, as of 15:00 on August 24, 2020, the province had 1,669 people returning from Da Nang (1,666 people had passed 21 days). Four cases of Covid-19 infection in Dinh Lap district (patients: 675, 676, 677, 678), being treated at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases 2, Hanoi, are in stable health. In particular, Ministry of Health announced that the patient 676 and the patient 677 were cured on August 21 and 24, 2020 respectively.

Mr. Duong Xuan Huyen, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee concluded the meeting

In Dinh Lap district, 169 F1 cases were tested twice and all received negative results. F2, F3 Cases in the community are stable, no new cases have arisen. The percentage of smart phone users installing Bluezone application in the whole province reaches 18.71%, ranking 8th among the provinces and cities with the highest rate of application installation in the country.

At the meeting, members of the Steering Committee proposed solutions to ensure the effectiveness of the epidemic prevention and control in the coming time and at the same time, the Steering Committee proposed that the medical quarantine in Zone 7, Dinh Lap township, Dinh Lap district be removed from 0:00 on August 26, 2020 (after 21 days of quarantine).

Concluding the meeting, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee requested units to promote propaganda to raise the people’s awareness in the epidemic prevention and control; continue to implement epidemic prevention and control measures without any neglection.

It is required that the units implement many measures to promote production and business development, ensure the good implementation of the “dual goal”, effectively preventing and combatting the epidemic and maintaining the socio-economic development.

The Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee assigned specific responsibilities to members of the Steering Committee to ensure the most effective epidemic prevention and control.

In particular, Department of Health must continue to actively review and purchase medical equipment and supplies for the disease prevention and control. Department of Education and Training must organize the second high school graduation exam and the opening ceremony of the 2020-2021 school year with safety amid the epidemic.

Relevant departments, committees and agencies must continue to tighten border control, detect and strictly handle cases of illegal entry and exit; well carry out the epidemic prevention and control in concentrated quarantine establishments; ensure rural security and order, at the same time strictly handle cases of giving false information, and cases of foreigners illegally residing in the area.

The Management Board of Dong Dang – Lang Son Border Gate Economic Zone and Department of Foreign Affairs should regularly exchange and hold talks with the Chinese side to find measures to remove difficulties and obstacles in entry and exit, goods import and export.

The Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee agreed with the proposal that the medical quarantine in Zone 7, Dinh Lap township be removed from 0:00 on August 26, 2020 and a document will be submitted to the Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee to issue decision on the medical quarantine removal in this area.

TRIEU THANH