On 28 Mar, Mr. Hoang Quoc Khanh - Vice chairman of Lao Cai people' s committee, Mr. Ha Van Thang - Director of Lao Cai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and officer from different agencies had the inspection at state management, business organization, travel agency in sapa town about the operation safeguard of Covid - 19.
Facing to the increasing complex of covid - 19 in the world and Viet Nam, Lao Cai people' s committee and Sa Pa town have taken drastic measures to timely detect cases of doubt, potentially contagious. Specially, as soon as the information on new cases from Bach Mai hospital, the province has obtained a list of people who have been to medical examination here and information to each person to timely isolate the cases from the epidemic and the touchpoints. Until the current time, in addition of two cases from UK - positive with covid - 19 has been transferred to the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases , Lao Cai province has not noted any new infections.
Mr. Hoang Quoc Khanh - Vice chairman of Lao Cai people' s committee on an inspection of Covid-19 at Lao Cai Tourist Information & Promotion Centre
Sa pa town is recognized as a locality that is vulnerable to infection because there is a large amount of foreign tourists visiting. Therefore, since the outbreak in china, authorities and departments have taken many measures to prevent epidemic. The campaign to sponsor masks and antiseptic powder is held to anybody. Thousands of masks are handed over to students and residents by the Sa Pa Tourism Association, hundreds of kilograms of antiseptic powder are also sent to schools, agencies and units to keep clean environment for National tourist area.
In addition, the local authorities also chek all of household to make a list of cases returning from abroad, the Sa Pa town’s police continued to urgently mobilize forces, "go to each lane, knock each house" to advise the health authorities measures of health monitoring and supervision.
According to the latest decision of the people' s committee of the province, sapa' s town will continue to close all of tourist destinations until april 15, 2020, to spend the best conditions for anti - epidemic. At the same time, strengthen the propagation to local people to stay at home as much as possible, avoid gathering at the public place and taking measures to limit the spread of the epidemic.