Directive 18/CT-UBND Ho Chi Minh City 2021 on socio-economic recovery and development
HCMC: Hair salons, resorts, hotels are allowed to operate
This content is provided in the Directive No. 18/CT-UBND dated September 30, 2021 of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on continuing to control and revise COVID-19 prevention and control measures and gradually restore and develop the social economy in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
Accordingly, the City allows the following establishments to operate: Providing food and foodstuffs; pharmaceuticals; petrol and oil; electricity; water; fuel, repair; waste collection, transportation and treatment; post, telecommunications; services of buying, selling, repairing and maintaining vehicles, machinery, civil and industrial equipment; real estate investment and business activities; services of management, operation, maintenance, repair and rescue of infrastructure systems and equipment of agencies, buildings and condominiums; commercial centers, supermarkets, mini supermarkets, convenience stores, grocery stores, wholesale markets, traditional markets; food service establishments (only serving takeouts; restaurants in accommodation establishments, resorts, tourist attractions may only serve on-the-spot services for guests, and are not permitted to organize buffets)
Hair salons, fitness and sports establishments (gym, yoga, etc.) are allowed to operate at maximum 50% capacity and serve 10 people in maximum at a time. Resorts, hotels, motels, sightseeing tours may operate with no more than 50% capacity, provided that their customers have been fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19 or have negative SARS-CoV-2 test results within 72 hours from the date of arrival. Cultural, artistic, gymnastics, sports and competition events are allowed to be held with a maximum of 60 people provided that at least 90% of participants have been fully vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19.
Also in accordance with this Directive, from 18:00 on September 30, 2021, HCMC shall continue to control and revise COVID-19 prevention and control measures, gradually restore and develop social economy under the appropriate roadmap according to the pandemic development in the City and the safety assessment result in accordance with the Ministry of Health's instructions.
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translation of the Official Gazette of the Vietnam News Agency
THE PEOPLE’S COMMITTEE OF HO CHI MINH CITY
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
Ho Chi Minh City, September 30, 2021
On continuing to control and revise COVID-19 prevention and control measures and gradually restore and develop the social economy in Ho Chi Minh City
Latterly, Ho Chi Minh City has drastically, synchronously, actively, and effectively performed the COVID-19 prevention and control according to the Government's Resolution No. 86/NQ-CP dated August 06, 2021, Resolution No. 05-NQ/TU dated September 15, 2021, of the 8th Municipal Party Committee Meeting, with many important achievements. To be specific: The health system is strengthened and consolidated; the number of hospital admissions, severe diseases, and deaths continuously decreased; over 95% of people aged 18 years and over have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and over 45% of them have received the second dose; several pilot activities for socio-economic recovery and development in District 7, Can Gio district, and Cu Chi district are implemented safely; awareness of the people and enterprises about pandemic prevention and control has been improved; social security, food, and foodstuff supply is guaranteed.
However, the pandemic in the City still remains complicated, the number of new confirmed cases and patients undergoing treatment at home and health establishments and the death rate is still high. On the other hand, the vaccination rate in the provinces in the Southern key economic region is still very low while the number of people who received the second dose in the City is not high, which requires the City to carefully consider when issuing economic recovery decisions and policies applicable to the entire Region.
In order to promote the achievements in the COVID-19 prevention and control, gradually restore and develop the City's social economy in accordance with the current period and continue to seriously and effectively implement Resolution No. 86/NQ-CP, the Government's motto "safe and flexible adaptation, effective control of the COVID-19 pandemic”, the Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee requests organizations and individuals in the City to continue to control and revise COVID-19 prevention and control measures and gradually restore and develop the social economy with the following specific contents:
I. OBJECTIVES - PRINCIPLES
- To continue to control and prevent COVID-19 pandemic in the City; to give priority to protect the people's life and health, minimize the number of hospital admissions and deaths; to consolidate the health system, especially those at the grassroots.