70th anniversary of Hanoi's Liberation Day Vietnam - Asia 2023 Smart City Summit Hanoi celebrates 15 years of administrative boundary adjustment 12th Vietnam-France decentrialized cooperation conference 31st Sea Games - Vietnam 2021 Covid-19 Pandemic
Home / Hanoinews
Hanoi removes 30 checkpoints at city entrances as Covid-19 contained
Nhat Minh 14:46, 2020/04/30
Traffic participants don’t have to check body temperature and declare travel history at the checkpoint when going in and out of the city.

After 29 days of the implementation, the city's authorities have removed 30 checkpoints at main entrances that had been erected to detect people with symptoms of coronavirus infection and supervise the implementation of social distancing orders.

 A checkpoint of Highway 21B that connects with Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province. Photo: VnExpress

At the checkpoint of Highway 21B in Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province, the crew comprising of traffic, mobile and local police forces, traffic inspector, army men and medical staff on April 29 dismantled the checkpoint and returned to their respective units. 

Hanoi set up 30 checkpoints on April 1 at the city’s main entrances to enforce the two-week social distancing orders. During the period, about two million people traveling in and out of the city had their body temperature checked and declared travel history, according to the city’s police.

The checkpoints were located at bridges of Thang Long, Long Bien, Chuong Duong, Vinh Tuy, and Thanh Tri, and roads leading to the city from seven neighboring provinces of Ha Nam, Hung Yen, Bac Ninh, Hoa Binh, Phu Tho, Vinh Phuc, and Thai Nguyen.

The checkpoints were set up at a request by Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung of the Hanoi People’s Committee, who asked the municipal Department of Transport to stop passenger transport services, including urban bus, taxi, intercity bus, ride-hailing car and motorbike services.

As of April 30, Vietnam reported 270 infection cases including 221 cured and no deaths. Hanoi has confimed 112 cases, the highest number in Vietnam.

RELATED NEWS
TAG: checkpoints Hanoi\'s mayor social distancing
Other news
22:27, 2024/02/22
Hanoi issues digital database development plan for 2024
The development of digital database is key to Hanoi's economic and smart city development.
08:31, 2024/02/22
East meets West in French colonial villas
The villas will be another medium for promoting the value of Hanoi's heritage and its cultural activities in general.
21:52, 2024/02/20
"The Sound of Hanoi" song composition contest debuts
The competition will provide a platform for professional and non-professional musicians to exchange and share experiences on how to respond to the artistic demands of the public.
21:28, 2024/02/20
Hanoi to approve capital planning for 2021-2030 in March
The planning will lay the groundwork for Hanoi to launch development initiatives up to 2030 to become a cultured, civilized, and modern city.
17:14, 2024/02/19
Hanoi offers conditions for overseas Vietnamese's contributions at home
In 2023, Vietnamese remittances reached US$16 billion, marking a 32% increase compared to 2022.
05:16, 2024/02/19
Pen-brush opening ceremony: Vietnam's tradition honors learning
The nation’s most hobble teacher believed that no country could develop disregarding education.