|Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh directs the COVID-19 prevention and control at the meeting with leaders of Tay Ninh province (Photo: Le Duc Hoanh/VNA)
Visiting pandemic checkpoints at the Moc Bai and Xa Mat border gates, where Mr. Binh handed out gifts and encouraged soldiers to stay on guard on the front line of the fight against the coronavirus.
Meeting with provincial leaders, the Deputy Prime Minister urged Tay Ninh to promote communications and raise public awareness of regulations issued by the Ministry of Health.
He urged quick tracing of contacts, careful handling of infected people, and plans, including worst-case scenarios, for the pandemic.
|Vietnamese citizens who crossed the border illegally are given medical examination (Photo: Quang Duy / VNA)
Tay Ninh province has recorded 38 cases of COVID-19, all of whom entered Vietnam via a border gate and were quarantined upon arrival. Twenty-six cases have been discharged from the hospital.