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Danang to resume most services this weekend

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – The central city of Danang will allow the resumption of a host of services and activities tomorrow, October 16, including dine-in services at restaurants and coffee shops which should operate at 50% capacity.

Gyms, yoga studios, billiards, indoor sports, museums, exhibition centers, cinemas, cultural and art performance venues and entertainment locations are also eligible to restart operations. Participants are required to observe anti-Covid measures and Covid safety protocols.

The authorities asked State agencies, organizations, businesses, stores and service providers to set up QR code scanners to monitor visitors and participants, as well as to prepare Covid response plans.

The city will give detailed regulations on the services and activities subject to the reopening tomorrow.

It will also begin travel resumption plans in phases. In the first phase, the city will receive domestic tourists who are local residents of Danang and those visiting the city for official or diplomatic purposes. It will then implement bubble travel programs with some localities that have brought the latest Covid outbreak under control, before opening its doors to international travelers following the Government’s guidelines.

As for education, the city will allow secondary school students in Hoa Vang District’s Hoa Bac Commune, which reported no infections in the latest coronavirus wave, to return to school from October 18 and the 12th graders of the Le Quy Don High School for gifted students to get back to school from October 25.

For the students of other grades, the city would allow them to return to school from November 1.

Meanwhile, the city will continue suspending business facilities and some non-essential services such as beauty salons (except hair salons), karaoke and massage parlors, bars, clubs, casinos, internet and game shops.

Earlier, on September 30, the city permitted local wet markets to reopen provided they operate at 50% capacity, and residents are allowed to visit the markets every three days.

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