Restaurants, cafes and beaches reopen in Đà Nẵng

June, 09/2021 - 12:26
Restaurants, coffee shops, street vendors and beaches reopened Wednesday morning in Da Nang as the COVID-19 pandemic is well under control in the central city.

 

Local residents walk on the beach of Đà Nẵng as the ban was lifted from June 9. VNS Photo Lê Lâm

CENTRAL REGION — Restaurants, coffee shops, street vendors and beaches reopened Wednesday morning in Đà Nẵng as the COVID-19 pandemic is well under control in the central city.

The municipal People’s Committee said all staff and owners of restaurants and hairdressers’ have to receive coronavirus tests before reopening.

It said only half of the seats and dining rooms at restaurants are allowed to be used, and they must close before 9pm each day.

Health declarations from diners are required, as are pandemic strict preventive measures all the time.

Beaches are open for all residents and tourists from 4.30am to 7.30am and from 4.30pm to 6.30pm each day. No freshwater bathing services, food courts or mass gatherings are allowed, while face masks and a 1m distance between people are needed on the beach.

However, the city warned all residents to stay vigilant even though no SARS-COV-2 community infections have been reported for 21 days.

Coupons are still needed to access traditional markets.

The city said spas, beauty salons and massage services are still banned, though some sports including tennis, golf and table tennis can now be played.

Restaurant, coffee shops and street vendors are allowed in Đà Nẵng as the COVID-19 has been well controlled after 21 days. Only 50 per cent of seats are reserved for gastronomers. VNS Photo Công Thành 

The director of the city’s Lung Hospital Lê Thành Phúc said 91 COVID-19 patients out of the total 158 have recovered after treatment.

Meanwhile, the central province of Quảng Ngãi still requires a 21-day home quarantine time for all people returning from HCM City, and transport services between Quảng Ngãi and HCM City are banned.

The province has allowed events of fewer than 50 people, while massage parlours, karaoke services and bars are still closed.

The Lý Sơn Islands, 30km off the coast of Quảng Ngãi, have reopened for tourists, but strict restrictions on COVID-19 prevention are required. — VNS

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