Tân Cảng - Cát Lái Port in HCM City’s newly created Thủ Đức city will temporarily stop accepting imports by businesses that have suspended production so that it can clear a huge backlog of containers that have piled up.
A further 186 people have died of COVID-19-related complications, taking the total number of fatalities to 1,881.
The Cái Mép – Thị Vải port cluster in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu is investing in upgrading infrastructure to increase cargo-loading capacity, according to Tân Cảng Sài Gòn Corporation.
Côn Đảo Island’s airport in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu is expected to be expanded to receive larger aircraft and increase its capacity to two million passengers a year.
Authorities in the southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province have called on all people who had visited a number of wholesale markets in the province and HCM City to self-quarantine at home and contact the nearest medical establishments to make health declarations.