Over the past few days, the Goverment amid complicated development of 2019-nCoV epidemic in Danang. There was 10 new cases of infection in the community including health workers but have not yet found the source of infection. There is a high risk of spreading the disease in many provinces and cities across the country.
The Government requested ministries, agencies and localities to consider the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic as a particularly important task, avoid being neither subjective nor confused and wavering. They were requested to stay proactive and practical in all respects in responding to the epidemic.
Social distancing restrictions in Da Nang since July 28th
The Prime Minister asked the Da Nang Party Committee and authorities to consider epidemic prevention and control as a top political task at the moment.
The People's Committee of Da Nang City is asked to implement strong and synchronized measures to prevent and control epidemics in the whole city for at least 14 days starting at 0h on 28/7/2020. For high-risk areas and areas (such as in 3 hospitals, some places where patients have come), it is necessary to blockade, quarantine and strictly apply epidemic prevention and control measures strictly according to Directive of the Prime Minister in Directive No. 16 / CT-TTg dated March 31, 2020.
Depending on the evolution of the epidemic, the Chairman of the People's Committee of Da Nang City considers and decides the appropriate risk level and measures to prevent and control epidemics for each region and area within the city.
Support Danang to quickly test, trace and treat patients
the Prime Minister requested the Ministries of Health, Science and Technology, Information and Communications and the Police to continue to support Danang City in preventing and fighting against epidemic, especially in tracing, finding the source of infection, strengthening capacity and speeding up the testing process on a large scale.
The Ministry of Health shall direct and strengthen forces, means and supplies, etc., to support Da Nang City in quickly testing, tracing and treating patients to avoid death cases. The Ministry of Health directed Da Nang City to set up a field hospital and use a number of additional treatment facilities in Hue and Quang Nam to promptly respond to outbreak treatment requirements.
The Ministry of Defense shall strictly organize the detoxification and disinfection of isolated places and blockades in Da Nang City.
The Ministry of Transport shall direct the strengthening of transport means and activities to bring tourists out of Danang City as soon as possible.
The Ministry of Information and Communications shall direct and promote the efficiency of communication and technology, including the grassroots communication system, social network messaging for information and propaganda about prevention and control of epidemics; support Danang City in tracking down sources of infection and people at risk of spreading the disease.
Strengthen control, prevent illegal entry
The Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Defense and the People's Committees of border provinces (bordering China, Laos and Cambodia) to intensify inspection and control of entry activities and prevent cases of illegal entry.
The Ministry of Defense reviews the entry control on border routes, especially through trails and open routes; strictly handle units and individuals that have made mistakes in border management.
Ensure adequate supply of essential goods
The Ministries of National Defense, Health, Culture, Sports and Tourism, People's Committees of provinces and cities under central authority continue to prepare and ensure the availability of concentrated isolation facilities, including field hospitals. , accommodation facilities and hotels for timely use when needed, especially in Danang City.
The ministries of Foreign Affairs, Health, Police, National Defense and Transport continue to carry out Vietnamese citizens living abroad.
The education and training sector well organized the high school graduation exam. All localities must have appropriate and safe plans.