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All residents of Ho Chi Minh City will be tested for coronavirus

23.08.2021 130 просмотров

The authorities will organize testing for COVID-19 for the entire population of Ho Chi Minh City of 9 million people.


Vietnamese authorities will test all 9 million residents of the southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City for coronavirus in order to identify sources of infection in the community. The corresponding order was signed on Sunday by the Prime Minister of the Republic Pham Min Chin.

As noted in the directive signed by the head of government, the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic in the south of the country continues to be very difficult. In order to protect the life and health of people, it is necessary to carefully and effectively implement social distancing measures and anti-epidemic measures. In the next two weeks, military and civilian doctors will test all residents of the city for COVID-19 infection, the document says. April. From that time until now, 171,801 people infected with coronavirus have been registered in the city. Since July 9, a regime of strict social restrictions has been in effect in Ho Chi Minh City. Due to the continued high incidence of COVID-19, the lockdown, by decision of local authorities, has already been extended three times and will be maintained until September 15.

According to the National Coordinating Committee for the Prevention and Control of the Spread of COVID-19 Disease , since the beginning of the pandemic in Vietnam since January 2020, 332,627 infected people have been identified.

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