From noon on July 22, Danang city requires people to stay at home and only go out when necessary to prevent the spread of the epidemic.
|Danang implements strong prevention measures instead of Directive 16 |
Accordingly, Danang urges people to only go out when necessary such as going on business trips, to the office or factories. At the same time, no more than 50 per cent of the people can be working on-site. People who work on-site must hold a civil servant card or employee card and strictly follow the two places one route model applied in Ho Chi Minh City. Production and business enterprises will have to operate under the "three on the spot" principle.
Businesses producing essential goods are allowed to operate but must strictly implement 5K measures. All non-essential business activities are banned. Non-essential items at markets and supermarkets are also banned.
People are allowed to go out to buy food, essential goods, medicine and for other emergency purposes, but must keep a distance of two metres when communicating, and not gather in groups of more than two.
Service establishments directly related to banking and supporting business activities such as notaries, lawyers, postal, telecommunications, transportation, import and export services, medical examination and treatment, and burial are allowed to be active. Funerals proceedings must not last for more than 48 hours, and not gather more than 20 people. Birthdays and parties are banned.
The city also ordered stopping all sports activities, including cycling and walking. Freight forwarding activities such as shippers, ride-hailing services, and business cars with less than nine seats are also required to temporarily suspend operations.
Le Trung Chinh, Chairman of Danang People's Committee said that the city did not implement Directive No.16/CT-TTg but only some strong measures to suit the current epidemic situation. The city will also provide enough food and goods so that people should stay calm and join hands with the city in epidemic prevention and control.