A baby is carried by his father to the bus station leaving Ho Chi Minh City for Vinh Long – Photo: VAN BINH
On the morning of September 4, at Mien Tay bus station, Binh Tan district, Ho Chi Minh City, 260 out of 741 Vinh Long citizens were welcomed by this province to their hometown to avoid the first wave of epidemics according to their wishes. All are supported with 14-day isolation costs, testing fees and free vaccinations against COVID-19.
Mr. Luu Hoang Nhon (70 years old, living in Tam Binh district, Vinh Long province) said with a smile that he had spent decades making a living by playing the guitar in Ho Chi Minh City, but in recent outbreaks of epidemics he was unemployed. and faced many difficulties.
“I’m so glad to be back home! I woke up, took advantage of breakfast at 3 am, then went to the bus station very early. There were dozens of packages of noodles, soap, and MSG left, I brought over to share with my neighbors. inn,” he said excitedly.
Arrange luggage in the car to leave the city – Photo: VAN BINH
Present at the Mien Tay bus station preparing to leave for her hometown, Ms. Tran Hong Nhan (27 years old, living in Vung Liem district, Vinh Long province) said: “I’ve been coming here for a few years, going to buy snails for people at the market. contact Binh Dien. After a few consecutive periods of separation, there is no money to be made, and the accommodation fee has to be paid regularly. Being able to return to the hometown, it is considered that the worries of the past few months have been shaken.”
Exchange with Youth OnlineHuynh Thi My Ha – Deputy Director of Vinh Long Department of Labor – Invalids and Social Affairs – said that the current epidemic situation is complicated and prolonged, Vinh Long also has an epidemic.
“However, it is very difficult for the people in their hometown up here. The provincial leaders have assigned agencies and departments to organize the reception of people back to their hometown. In fact, the need for people to want to return to their hometown is 6,000-7,000. people, but through screening and prioritizing the vulnerable, nThis time, only about 700 people will be allowed to return to their hometown, then there will be the next plan to welcome about 900 more people,” Ha shared.
Mother and son say goodbye to their father to return to their hometown to avoid translation in the order of priority subjects – Photo: VAN BINH
Phuong Trang bus company supports vehicles to help Vinh Long bring 260 citizens to their hometown to avoid the first epidemic – Photo: VAN BINH
According to the plan of the People’s Committee of Vinh Long province, citizens of the province living in provinces and cities with complicated disease developments will be welcomed back to their hometown in 3 waves. Priority subjects are pregnant women, children and the elderly.
The total approved cost to welcome citizens home is nearly 1.8 billion VND, the means of transport is sponsored by Phuong Trang bus company.