TTO - On October 9, Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong represented the health sector to receive COVID-19 anti-epidemic gifts including nearly 171,000 medical gowns made from nonwoven fabrics bacteria meet American standards.
These gifts are worth VND16 billion, awarded by Hansae Group through the Industrial Park Business Association of Ho Chi Minh City to the COVID-19 anti-epidemic health sector. In this year's COVID-19 translation, the company also exported about 300,000 similar medical robes, mostly to the US.
"Although many businesses in the association had difficulties during the epidemic and had reduced orders, we tried our best so that our employees would not be laid off much" - Mr. Tran Thien Long, vice president and general secretary of the Association of Industrial Parks in Ho Chi Minh City, said.
Mr. Long also thanked the Government and the Ministry of Health for giving associations and businesses the opportunity to participate in their efforts to combat COVID-19, contributing to repelling COVID-19. At the same time, she said she would continue to accompany the health sector to connect and support businesses in production, business as well as community activities.
According to the announcement from the Ministry of Health, up to now 36 days have passed, Vietnam has not recorded cases of COVID-19 newly transmitted from the community, but in recent days, it has been recorded patients from immigration (the country has recorded 1,100 patients since the beginning of the service).
The Ministry of Health said that it is doing its best to control newly-entered cases and avoid creating new outbreaks.