Urgently Identify People from US to Ho Chi Minh Before 18 Mar
Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has just issued an urgent document to departments, agencies, and people's committees of districts to review and manage people returning from the US who are residing and staying at home.
Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health said that from 0:00 on March 18, the city organized a concentrated medical isolation for all people from the United States on the request of the National Steering Committee for Disease Prevention and Control Covid-19. However, people from the US who entered Ho Chi Minh City before 0:00 on March 18 are not concentrated in isolation, most of them are international students.
According to Pr-Dr Nguyen Tan Binh, Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health, to ensure timely detection of people at risk, infected people and minimize Covid-19 disease spread in the community. , the department requests the People's Committees of districts to direct the local police, the People's Committee of the ward - commune, the management of the neighborhood, the apartment ... urgently investigate and determine the residence and residence of people from the US returned to Vietnam before 0:00 on 18-3 and within the past 14 days.
Then, inform to the City Disease Control Center or district health center in the area for guidance and implementation of medical isolation as prescribed.
Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health requests the People's Committees of districts to direct and assign responsibilities to related departments to organize strict monitoring of people who are isolated at home to comply with the quarantine time as prescribed. To request the isolated person to commit to the locality not to leave the place of residence or residence during the isolation period; No food feasts, crowded activities at places of residence or places of residence.
If detecting that the person who is provided with medical isolation at home does not comply with the regulations, he / she shall coercive and move to a concentrated isolation area of the district; at the same time, strictly handle the department which fails to complete the assigned task.
The departments, branches and mass organizations mobilizing civil servants and officials at the unit with relatives from the US to return to Vietnam before 0:00 on March 18, who are staying and residing in Ho Chi Minh City must carry out good medical isolation at home in accordance with the regulations of the Ministry of Health.
On March 21, Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC) has issued an emergency notice to those who have been to Buddha Bar (Thao Dien Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City) within the past 14 days. In Ho Chi Minh City and other provinces, immediately contact the nearest local health authority for health check and infection prevention instruction.
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