BEGIC - Amidst the complicated situation of Covid-19 pandemic, the installation of Bluezone app is considered one of the effective methods to help people protect themselves, simultaneously, to support health authorities to control better information and limit the spread of pandemic. With the movement to bring digital technology into the Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control, as of August 11, 2020, Binh Duong is one of the seven leading cities and provinces in installing Bluezone app.
Implementing the direction of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Binh Duong provincial People's Committee issued a document on the application of information technology in Covid-19 pandemic prevention and control. Including the implementation of installing Bluezone app on mobile devices. Accordingly, all cadres, civil servants, officials and employees having smartphones are required to install Bluezone app. In addition to serious implementation for cadres, civil servants and officials in agencies, units, each department, branch, and union also has the task of propagating and guiding people to install Bluezone app. Most agencies send people to recognize the activities in and out of the headquarters, guide everyone coming to work to know and install the app.
Depending on their functions and tasks, departments and branches directed and instructed their affiliated units to deploy and support the installation of Bluezone app to enterprises, workers in the industrial zones and clusters, business establishments; for patients and their family members upon medical examination and treatment at Hospitals, Medical enters, and medical examination and treatment establishments; for passengers at docks, bus stations, etc. The Department of Information and Communications presided over and coordinated with media agencies to advocate and guide people to install Bluezone app on smartphones. Simultaneously, instructing telecom service providers (VNPT, Viettel, Mobifone, FPT, etc.) to display the request to install Bluezone app; directing to propaganda to the people through the grassroots radio system and repeat periodically.
In addition, the Youth Union of the Department of Information and Communications cooperated with the Binh Duong provincial Youth Union of the Centrally-run Agencies and Businesses' Sector to organize the "Youth of the Centrally-run Agencies and Businesses' Sector in Binh Duong province joins hands to repel Covid-19" Photo contest . The theme of the contest revolved around implementing installation activities of Bluezone app in units, support of teenagers, people and enterprises to overcome difficulties due to the impact of pandemic.
Binh Duong is in the top 7 provinces and cities directly under the Central Government with the most number of people installing Bluezone app as of August 11, 2020.
Mr. Lai Xuan Thanh - Director of Department of Information and Communications said: "Thanks to the active integration of the entire political system in the deployment of Bluezone app, even after just over a week of launching, Binh Duong province has nearly 400,000 people installed Bluezone app (accounting for over 16% of the population of the province)". Mr. Lai Xuan Thanh also said that, according to the latest statistics of the Ministry of Information and Communications, Binh Duong is in the top 7 provinces and cities directly under the Central Government with the most number of people installing Bluezone app.
In order for all people to be accessed to Bluezone app to support effectively the pandemic prevention and control, in the coming time, the Department of Information and Communications together with other departments, committees, branches, and localities will continue to strictly implement direction of the provincial People's Committee. Along with that, each department and branch will promote its role and duties in propaganda and guidance for people to install Bluezone app.