HCMC – The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau reopened its beaches, indoor and outdoor sports activities, and a wide range of essential services starting today, October 16.
The provincial government yesterday issued a document adopting some measures on safe adaptation to the Covid pandemic.
Local residents are allowed to access beaches, but must wear face masks before and after sea bathing and practice anti-Covid measures.
Outdoor sports activities can resume but participants are banned from large gatherings of more than 20 people. Indoor sports activities are subject to a limit of 10 people and participants must get at least one Covid vaccine shot.
Many essential services such as vehicle repair shops, operation and maintenance services, grocery, book and electronics stores are also allowed to reopen.
Restaurants and eateries can offer take-away services. In addition, hair salons can reopen but gatherings of more than five people at the same time are banned.
Further, indoor meetings and events are capped at 30 attendees, except for events allowed by the provincial government.
Other activities will continue to be shut until further notice.