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Today, shipper in Ho Chi Minh City self-tested for Covid-19


September 25, 2021 08:23 GMT+7

To ensure distance and quick testing, Ho Chi Minh City allows shippers to take the initiative to self-test and send results to businesses.

To avoid crowding and take the initiative in Covid-19 testing, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade has agreed with businesses for fast self-testing by shippers from today, September 25.

Shipper gathered to wait for tests in front of a medical facility on the afternoon of September 24. (Photo: Hai Dang)

According to Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Nguyen Phuong, since Ho Chi Minh City assigned businesses to actively test for shippers, there are some businesses that have not seriously implemented the organization and hired medical facilities with regulations. small scale to carry out testing, leading to congestion, mass gatherings, failure to comply with 5K regulations and epidemic prevention measures, potentially posing a risk of disease transmission.

In order to avoid this situation, the Department of Industry and Trade agreed with businesses to distribute quick test kits for shippers to self-test according to the application form or the combined sample every 3 days.

After the test results are available, the shippers send the results to the management enterprise to confirm the information and update the data to the city’s shared data warehouse according to the instructions of the Department of Information and Communications to link the data with the Police. City, Department of Industry and Trade and functional units to coordinate in inspection work.

In case it is discovered that businesses have not yet complied with regulations or there is information reflected in the press and media, the Department of Industry and Trade will suspend the operation of delivery applications using technology of those businesses that have registered. signed with the Department. At the same time, there is a written notice to the City Police and authorities about the cessation of the operation of such applications.

According to Deputy Director of the Department of Information and Communications Tu Luong, as of 10:30 a.m. on September 24, 30/34 businesses have entered test data on the city’s shared data warehouse, of which 18,600 test results of the shipper have been updated. Update all information fields on the system.

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Ho Chi Minh City: More than 60% of businesses are ready to self-test for shippers

Ho Chi Minh City: More than 60% of businesses are ready to self-test for shippers

19/33 businesses in Ho Chi Minh City are ready to self-test for shippers since September 24 to operate in the area.

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