HCMC – The government of Hanoi City has allowed the resumption of some services in the city starting today, September 21, as part of the capital city’s plan to ease coronavirus mobility restrictions.
Businesses offering essential goods and services; supermarkets, wet markets, convenience stores, groceries; pharmacies and medical equipment stores can reopen, in addition to hair salons, mechanics, electronics and home appliances stores, stores for stationery, textbooks and other learning equipment, among others.
Eateries can offer takeaway food only but they must close before 9 p.m. every day.
Delivery services provided by motorcycle drivers, including those using ride-hailing apps, continue to operate from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Delivery men must have got the first shot of the Covid vaccine, make daily health declarations on the mobile app VNEID or the website at suckhoe.dancuquocgia.gov.vn, and strictly comply with anti-virus protocols.
The city will continue to maintain the operations of 22 Covid checkpoints at the gateways to the city and 33 other checkpoints in its districts that border other localities to monitor people and vehicles leaving and entering the city.
Further, passenger transport services will remain shut, except for vehicles serving the Covid fight, for diplomatic purposes and transporting workers and experts. Cultural, sports and entertainment activities in public places will also continue to be suspended.