Gia Lai (VNA) – The Central Highlands province of Gia Lai will remove social distancing order at the stroke of February 25 in four localities reporting no new COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days, according to its announcement issued on on February 24.
They include Ayun Pa township and the districts of Ia Pa, Phu Thien and Krong Pa.
Students of the province are set to return to school on March 1 while socio-economic activities will resume in the new circumstance.
Gia Lai had logged no COVID-19 infections as of 5 pm on February 24, marking two weeks without new cases.
The province had tested 50,127 people, of which 27 were positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, while 783 are waiting for results.
Seven patients were given the all-clear. Most of those under treatment are in stable conditions, as three of them have tested negative thrice, 7 twice and 4 once.
Gia Lai has to date completed contact tracing in searching for F1 and F2 cases. Local people are asked to strictly follow the Ministry of Health’s 5K message: khau trang (facemask), khu khuan (disinfection), khoang cach (distance), khong tu tap (no gathering) and khai bao y te (health declaration)./.