Bac Giang people banned from Covid-19-affected localities
  • | | April 09, 2020 11:15 PM
Authorities in the northern province of Bac Giang have ordered local residents to avoid Covid-19-hit localities, including Hanoi and HCM City.

The provincial steering board on Covid-19 prevention and control has issued a directive on virus prevention.

According to the directive, quarantine time for people who visited Bach Mai Hospital for any reason has been raised to 28 days, instead of 14 days, starting from the day they returned the province.

People who finished the quarantine after coming back from abroad will have to continue the 14-day isolation at their home. During this time, they will have their temperatures taken by local medical staff twice per day.

From April 9, all residents in Bac Giang are banned from going to Covid-19-affected localities, including Hanoi and HCM City unless for public services. In special cases, people have to be agreed by the provincial steering board. After returning, they will be sent to a concentrated quarantine area for 14 days.

People from Covid-19-affected areas come to work at firms at local industrial parks have to fill in a health report and test for Covid-19. If the result is negative, they will be allowed by the local industrial park management board to travel between their accommodation to their workplace. They will have the second Covid-19 test in the next 7-10 days. The test fees will be paid by individuals or their firms.

Meanwhile, those coming to Bac Giang for public duties need to contact the provincial steering board on Covid-19 prevention and control to be instructed with the virus prevention and control regulations.

Any violators will be strictly fined.

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