A flight of Vietjet Air transporting 200 ventilators from Germany landed in Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport on August 13 to help hospitals in Covid-19 hotspots fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ho Chi Minh City should make every effort to place its current Covid-19 outbreak under control by August, requested Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh at a July 2 meeting with the municipal steering committee for Covid-19 prevention and control.
Vice Secretary of the municipal Party Committee and Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Le on May 12 led a delegation of representatives from the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of HCMC to visit and extend greetings to Buddhist dignitaries and followers on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2565th birthday.
Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked Ho Chi Minh City to maintain a high level of vigilance against COVID-19, improve its quarantine capacity, and be ready to support other localities, including southwestern border provinces.
HCM City is drawing up a master plan on solid waste management and treatment for the next five years, aiming to have 100 percent of its domestic solid waste to be collected and treated and at least 80 percent of solid household waste classified at source.