Mayor calls on residents to regularly make health declaration


VGP – Chairman of the Ha Noi municipal People Chu Ngoc Anh has urged all residents to uphold a sense of awareness and fill out online health declaration forms in a regular, accurate, and timely manner at the health declaration management information portal (website: amidst complex evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The call is strongly given to those with signs of infectious symptoms including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. 

Chairman Chu also asked all public servants, staff, and laborers in the political system and administration at all levels to set example and make health declaration before July 28, 2021. They are requested to seriously comply with Dispatch 16/CD-UBND and Dispatch 15/ CD-UBND regarding urgent measures against the COVID-19 pandemic in the city.  

Since April 29 when the fourth wave of COVID-19 resurgence broke out, Ha Noi reported 656 positive cases including 410 locally-transmitted cases. Of these, 246 cases were detected at quarantine camps or lockdown areas. Especially, 370  infections have been reported in the community over the past two weeks. 

Earlier, on July 21, Chairman Chu issued Dispatch 16/CD-UBND regarding the quarantine of returnees from pandemic-hit areas in dedicated facilities from 0:00 am of July 22. The Ha Noi Center for Disease Control, medical examination and treatment facilities, and health centers of districts and towns in the city were asked to quickly take swabs for all suspected cases.

On July 18, the Chairman released Dispatch No. 15/CD-UBND to halt all non-essential service from 0:00 am of July 19. 

Under Dispatch 15, all citizens are asked to stay at home and only go out when necessary such as business trip, food and medicine purchase, and other emergency cases.

Local residents are advised to follow the Ministry of Health’s the 5K message, avoid gathering more than five people outside the workplaces, schools and hospitals

Production and business and service establishments which are allowed to remain open including factories, production facilities, construction sites, business establishments of essential goods (such as food, pharmaceuticals, electricity, water, fuel, gasoline, and oil); food businesses providing delivery/takeaway services, educational institutions, banks, treasuries, service businesses operating in banking and supporting business activities, securities, postal and telecommunications services, transportation support services; healthcare facilities, and funeral services./.

By Khanh Phuong