Food delivery resumed in Ho Chi Minh City

September 09, 2021 | 08:49
After two months of suspension, restaurants and coffee shops can now resume takeaway delivery in Ho Chi Minh City.
Food delivery resumed in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City F&B businesses can resume delivery services. Photo: Le Toan

Ho Chi Minh City has allowed food and beverage (F&B) businesses to provide takeaway services from 6 am to 6 pm every day.

Previously, many shippers queued in narrow spaces at restaurants and coffee shops, sparking concerns about infection risks. Therefore, the city banned food delivery services since July to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Along with F&B services, the city also greenlit businesses to resume providing postal and telecommunications services, as well as office computer equipment and learning tools.

Businesses will operate under the "three on the spot" model and offer services via online ordering. Tech-based shippers will deliver the orders to customers to ensure pandemic prevention measures. They must register their business with the districts to get a road paper. Meanwhile, their employees need to have received at least one vaccine shot and be tested for coronavirus every two days.

The city also allows supermarkets, convenience stores, food stores, and shippers to operate within a district. Meanwhile, establishments producing and trading in pharmaceutical materials, drugs, medical equipment, and medical supplies will be able to operate from 6 am to 9 pm.

By Thanh Van

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