Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee has just issued a written request to departments, agencies and localities to implement the decision of the Ministry of Health on temporary guidance on concentrated medical isolation at hotels in the prevention and control of Covid -19 epidemic paid voluntarily by isolated person.
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Specifically, the Provincial People's Committee assigned the Department of Health to lead and coordinate with relevant departments, agencies and units to continue deploying the establishment decision of concentrated isolation facilities under the guidance of the Ministry of Health; implement concentrated isolation at hotels and resorts and ensure resources to deploy isolation for prevention and control of Covid-19; create conditions to support isolated people during the monitoring period. To closely inspect and supervise the performance of quarantine, in case of necessity, to actively coordinate with the police forces and the militia and self-defense forces to conduct coercion if the isolated people do not comply with the requirements of medical quarantine. Based on the actual situation, proactively promulgate a decision to establish a management boards at centralized isolation facilities in the hotels; deploying medical works, disinfecting instructions and environmental treatment at the hotels.
For the Department of Tourism, the Provincial People's Committee requests the unit to chair and coordinate with relevant departments, agencies and units to provide information, guide hotels to review and register to participate in the deployment of medical isolation areas at the hotels. The Department of Tourism must play the role of a focal point, summarizing the list of hotels registered to use as a concentrated medical isolation places to send to the Department of Health (the standing office of the Steering Committee of fighting against diseases in people in Khanh Hoa province) to issue implementation decisions; coordinate with the Department of Health in inspecting and supervising the implementation of concentrated medical isolation at the hotel. Particularly, the provincial police Department should actively coordinate with the Department of Health and the Department of Tourism to arrange forces to ensure security and order in the concentrated medical isolation area; enforce medical isolation if people in concentrated isolation do not comply with the regulations. People's Committees of districts, towns and cities (where hotels are used as centralized medical isolation facilities), based on the notice of the Department of Health, directing the local environmental unit to daily transport and handle disposal of hotel infectious waste; arranging medical staff, police officers, local civil defense staff to work 24/24 hours at the hotel
Previously, the Ministry of Health issued Decision No. 1246 / QD-BYT dated March 20th 2020 “Guidance on temporary medical isolation in hotels in the prevention and control of Covid-19 paid voluntarily by isolated people”. According to this decision, on the basis of the voluntary registration of the hotel, the People's Committee of the province or city or Steering Committee for Prevention and Control the Covid-19 epidemic the province or city issues a decision to establish a concentrated isolation facility at the hotel. Hotels and resorts that are allowed to set up concentrated medical isolation establishments must meet the following requirements: Only for the purpose of isolation and prevention of Covid-19, not for other purposes; ensure essential living conditions (electricity, water, toilets, bathrooms, Internet, fire and explosion prevention...), ventilation, security and safety; convenient for traveling, transporting isolated people, providing logistic supplies and transporting waste for disposal. The concentrated medical isolation area at the hotel serves the following subjects: People who are performing isolation at a concentrated isolation establishments wish to switch to concentrated isolation at the hotel in the same area and voluntarily pay for the hotel accommodation, related services of the hotel; The divided person must have concentrated medical isolation at the border gate, the airport wishes to stay in isolation at the hotel and voluntarily pay the cost of accommodation and related services of the hotel.
See the document of provincial people’s committee at here.