Individual responsibility is vital as current COVID-19 fight requires 'high level of focus'
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam called on
each citizen to uphold responsibility to protect health and even life of
himself and surrounding people as the current COVID-19 fight demands
'high-level of focus.'
Dam, who is head of the Steering Committee for
COVID-19 Prevention and Control made the call at the committee’s meeting
Wednesday amid rising infections since March 6.
The virus is somewhere near everyone, thus anyone
may contract it and transmit to others if we do not seriously abide by
official instructions, he said.
The Deputy PM called on people to stay indoor as
much as possible, keep distance from others and wear facemasks, wash hands
regularly, clean house, and report medical status.
As of 8 pm on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health
confirmed 141 infection cases in Viet Nam, of whom 17 have recovered and
The current patients include 31 foreign nationals,
two frontline doctors and two nurses./.