Thai Binh stops operation of COVID-19 checkpoints from October 17 hinh anh 1COVID-19 checkpoints at the gateways to and from the northern province of Thai Binh are temporarily closed as from 12:00 am October 17, 2021 (Photo:
Thai Binh (VNA) - COVID-19 checkpoints at the gateways to and from the northern province of Thai Binh have been temporarily closed as from 12:00 am October 17, 2021, according to an official dispatch issued by the provincial People’s Committee.

Under the document, all previous regulations contrary to the dispatch are annulled. People arriving in or returning to Thai Binh province must fill health declarations and strictly comply to COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
The dispatch is issued to implement the Government's 128/NQ-CP on safety adapting to COVID-19 and effectively and flexible containing the pandemic. 
At the same time, the provincial People’s Committee required local authorities to further speed up the distribution of vaccines and the progress of vaccination against COVID-19.

Passenger and goods transport activities in the locality must comply with the direction of the Prime Minister and the guidance of the Ministry of Transport.

Chairpersons of People's Committees of Thai Binh city and districts have been requested to urgently approve plans for COVID-19 prevention and control at business and service establishments, entertainment establishments, tourist sites, and religious and worship establishments, historical sites, towards resuming activities at these establishments.

Local residents are asked to promptly notify the local authorities if they detect any arrivals who do not make medical declaration or  abide by COVID-19 prevention regulations.

The provincial People's Committee said the locality has basically controlled the pandemic, with no new cases detected for many consecutive days.

According to Notice No. 118 dated October 16, 2021 by the provincial Department of Health, the pandemic risk of Thai Binh city, 260 communes, wards and towns, and eight districts, are at Level 1(new normal)./.