Hai Phong allows resuming of public activities hinh anh 1Religious and worshipping facilities of Hai Phong have re-opened after several weeks of closure due to COVID-19 pandemic (Photo: VNA)
Hai Phong (VNA) – Hai Phong city, which borders the current largest COVID-19 hotbed of Hai Duong, has allowed a number of public activities and services to resume as the COVID-19 situation in the locality shows signs of easing.

As from 6pm of March 4, festivals, religious activities and sports events can be held, and entertainment sites, beauty care facilities, cinemas, public Internet shops can be opened.

The city has also allowed the re-opening of dental clinics, travel agencies, gym facilities and parks, along with the gathering of less than 20 people.

All taxis in the city are allowed to operate but can only carry half of their capacity with strict implementation of pandemic prevention and control measures.

Local students will be back to school from March 8.

Meanwhile, the city will continue maintaining pandemic monitoring groups in communes bordering Hai Duong and voluntary teams in the remaining localities.

Checkpoints at gateways to the city also continue to operate, keeping close supervision of people going to and from areas with outbreaks.

As of 5pm of March 4, the city reported no new COVID-19 cases./.