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Many HCM City residents fined for inappropriate travels
  • |, VietnamNet | July 09, 2021 06:02 PM
Many people in HCM City have been fined for going out without reasonable reasons as the city is applying social distancing measures.

HCM City has started social distancing regulations in line with the government’s Directive 16 from today, July 9, amid the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.

This morning, authorities in Ward 9, Phu Nhuan District fined people for violating social distancing measures.

Despite the ban on unnecessary travel, three people tried to go to Gia Dinh Park with each of them liable for a fine of VND2 million

Nguyen Duong Quang Hien, vice chairman of the ward, said that as of today, the authorities strictly fined violators as regulated, instead of just reminding them.

"We have installed five checkpoints to find people who go out without any proper reason or those who fail to ensure other Covid prevention regulations,” Hien added.

This morning, a man in Phu Nhuan District was also fined for not wearing a face mask and carrying an identification card.


Some areas are being fenced to warn people not to go out in unnecessary cases

Some people went to a supermarket in Binh Thanh District quite early to avoid crowds. They ensured safe distancing while queuing

People had to complete a health declaration before coming into Da Kao Market in District 1

Some shops provide necessities use strings to keep safety distance with customers

Traders in Ba Chieu Market had their tools confiscated because of violations

The social distancing measures in HCM City will be applied within 15 days.

Local people are asked to stay at home as much as possible and only go out in necessary cases.

Local HCM City forces localities are on patrol around the clock to detect violators.

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