HCMC – The government of HCMC has allowed bars, pubs, clubs and discos to reopen starting 6 p.m. yesterday, September 7, adding that events with large gatherings can be organized but must adopt Covid-19 preventive measures.
The municipal government issued an urgent dispatch this afternoon asking leaders of localities and agencies in the city to continue making efforts to prevent and control Covid-19, reported Nguoi Lao Dong Online.
Operators of bars, clubs and discos have been asked to follow pandemic prevention measures such as disinfecting surfaces, readying sufficient disinfectants, purchasing hand sanitizers and asking their employees to fully comply with the Health Ministry’s Covid-19 health safety guidelines when they resume operations.
In addition, the organizers of events such as festivals, fairs and conferences must ensure coronavirus preventive measures are taken by asking participants to wear face masks, disinfect their hands, make health declarations, check their body temperature and maintain a safe physical distance from each other.
The municipal Department of Information and Communications was also told to regularly issue the latest information on the development of the pandemic, advise local residents to wear masks when they go out, avoid non-essential large gatherings and wash their hands frequently.