Announcement of the Japanese embassy on the situation of the Corona virus

 2020-03-26

Announcement of the Japanese embassy on the situation of the Corona virus

 [Main point]

  • According to the announcement of the Vietnamese Government, from now on:
    • Residents restrict to outside.
    • In case of going out, always wear mask and keep a minimum distance of 2m when contact with other people.
    • Temporarily suspend events and meetings of over 20 participants. It is strictly forbidden to gather more than 10 people around areas such as hospitals, schools, office buildings.
    • In Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city, apart from medical treatment, drug store, provisions and foodstuff, other services will be closed. The following subjects are asked to do the above measures:
      • People who reside in Hanoi
      • Grasp the recent information, the main information will be described as below:

 

[Original]

  1. The infectious situation in Vietnam.

According to the declaration of Vietnamese Ministry of Health, at 7.PM on 26/03, Vietnam had total of 153 cases tested positive with coronavirus and were isolated, in which 17 cases were isolated at home.

  1. Measures of Vietnamese Government.

 (1) Following a meeting of the National Steering Committee on Coping with COVID-19, hold on March 25, the Deputy Prime Minister - Vu Duc Dam asked the entire residents to pay attention to the following policies:

  • Residents restrict to outside.
  • In case of going out, always wear mask and keep a minimum distance of 2m when contact with other people.

(2) According to the Government's Standing Committee, the Prime Minister - Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated the following measures. These measures will be enforced from 0:00 on March 28 and will last for weeks. In case it takes a long time, it will be considered further.

  1. a) Temporarily suspend events and meetings of over 20 participants.
  2. b) In Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, apart from medical services, medicine, food and foodstuff, other services will be closed.
  3. c) For the Ministry of Transport, restricting airlines from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to other localities.
  4. d) It is strictly forbidden to gather more than 10 people around areas such as hospitals, schools, office buildings.
  5. e) Movement should be limited, if it is necessary, switch to other working forms such as online, etc.