Health Ministry leaders asked to directly provide COVID-19 fight information on mass media

Monday, 2021-10-18 16:51:47
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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked leaders of the Ministry of Health to provide latest information to the media on daily and weekly basis on COVID-19 prevention and control situation.

According to the Government Office’s Document No. 7540/VPCP-KGVX, the PM, who is also head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, made the request with a view to ensuring localities, sectors, businesses and the community are kept updated on the pandemic situation, thus reaching social consensus in fighting the pandemic.

In the document, the PM stressed the significance of the timely provision of full information on COVID-19 situation and control measures to sectors, localities, the public and business community in maintaining results of pandemic fight.

The Government leader asked the Ministry of Health to regularly update, sum up and announce information of pandemic developments, pandemic prevention and control regulations and measures, issues related to vaccination and the settlement of arising problems.

Under the document, the PM asked the Minister of Health to directly provide the information to the mas media every week and assign a deputy minister to do the task every day.