HCMC – Tourism activities in the central provinces of Binh Dinh and Phu Yen have resumed today, September 8, but bars, clubs, karaoke and massage parlors, cinemas, wedding restaurants in Binh Dinh will continue to remain shut, reported Phap Luat news website.
The provincial government of Binh Dinh announced on September 7 that it has allowed the reopening of non-essential services such as tourism attractions, historic sites and natural landscapes.
It will also suspend the operations of quarantine checkpoints at the Cu Mong and Vinh Tuy passes; the Quy Nhon, De Gi, Tam Quan and De Gi fishing ports and national highways 19 and 19C.
However, the province will allow the checkpoints at the Binh De Pass, the Bong Son and Dieu Tri train stations, the Quy Nhon coach station, the Quy Nhon Port and the Phu Cat airport to remain operational.
Competent forces at quarantine checkpoints were told to ramp up efforts to prevent sources of Covid-19 transmission from the outside, especially from provinces and cities that have reported locally-transmitted coronavirus cases. Also, they have to promptly detect, handle and take any individual illegally entering the province to quarantine facilities.
Local authorities have to check that businesses operating in the province including those being allowed to resume normal operations are complying with Covid-19 preventive measures.
On the same day, neighboring Phu Yen Province issued an announcement allowing the resumption of tourist sites and leisure facilities in the area, including massage and karaoke parlors, discos, bars and cinemas, with Covid-19 preventive measures in place, including wearing masks and washing hands.
Earlier, Phu Yen ordered the suspension of tourism services from July 29 to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.