HCMC – Hai Duong City in the province of the same name has decided to ease anti-Covid-19 measures, including allowing the resumption of cultural and sporting activities and religious events starting from today, September 8.
These activities are not allowed to have more than 10 persons each, while people in public places are asked to maintain a safe physical distance of at least two meters from each other, the local media reported.
In addition, essential events and conferences must take place in a safe manner.
Under the municipal government’s decision, households must continue to strictly follow Covid-19 safety protocols and restrict the organization of parties and gatherings.
Several non-essential services in the city such as bars, discos, gyms, cinemas, massage and karaoke parlors, game shops, public swimming pools and night clubs remain suspended.
Healthcare facilities are allowed to reopen, but must comply with Covid-19 safety protocols and conduct Covid-19 screening on patients at entrance gates.
The municipal government also tasked the anti-virus steering committees of wards and communes with closely monitoring people who return to their localities to quickly detect positive Covid-19 cases.
In the ongoing fourth wave of the pandemic, which began in late April, Hai Duong Province reported 167 Covid-19 infections and three deaths.
The province has gone over 14 consecutive days without any new Covid-19 infection in the community.