The Police Department for Administrative Management of Social Order (C06 – under the Public Security Ministry) has recently announced that the chip and QR code attached onto the new version of citizen ID card contains several essential personal information, including Covid-19-related ones. This allows owners not to bring along so many personal documents, while creating more convenience for the functional agencies in their checking task.
With the introduction of the app ‘PC-Covid’ nationwide, it seems that the existing app ‘Y te HCM’ becomes redundant. The reality proves that the latter is still practical especially for people living in Ho Chi Minh City, as stated by Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Vo Thi Trung Trinh in her interview with SGGP Newspaper.
As the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening the medical safety of all people living in Vietnam, AI tools and technologies have been actively exploited by several state agencies, the medical staff to gradually manage every stage of this crisis in hope of bringing the country back to the new normal state as soon as possible.
After Ho Chi Minh City began to implement the ‘movement declaration’ policy at checkpoints inside the city, congestions continuously happened on August 15 as traffic users felt frustrated with too many details in the declaration form to gain a QR code. These congestions pose an alarming risk of virus spreading.
Along with the active work of the medical staff, the technology human resources are trying to develop useful software pieces to serve Covid-19 prevention and control tasks in hope of putting the latest outbreak under control at the earliest time.
The Police Department on Administrative Management of Social Order (C06) under the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) yesterday held a ceremony to formally introduce the software to monitor dwellers living in Covid-19 infected areas nationwide, based on the national population database.
Ho Chi Minh City is piloting the software VHD (VietNam Health Declaration) to supervise F1 cases who are allowed to stay quarantined at home from July 17-31.
Due to the complexity of the latest Covid-19 outbreak in Ho Chi Minh City, residents here are encouraged to download and install the apps named ‘Y Te HCM’ and ‘Tong dai 1022’ on their iOS or Android devices for ease of health declaration and information updating, respectively.
The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Education and Training yesterday sent a document to its divisions in all districts and Thu Duc City, principals of high schools, directors of centers for vocation – continuing education, and heads of affiliated units in the city regarding the monitoring task towards students coming back to HCMC after Tet holiday.