Hai Duong village quarantined after new Covid-19 case
  • | laodong, | August 12, 2020 04:02 PM
Checkpoints have been set up to control traffic in and out of a village in the northern province of Hai Duong after a new Covid-19 case.


Hai Duong village quarantined after new Covid-19 case

The authorities in Binh Giang District, Hai Duong Province, announced on August 12 that the steering committee for Covid-19 prevention and control had an urgent meeting after a 63-year-old man working as a guard at a restaurant on Ngo Quyen Street was admitted to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases with suspected SARS-CoV-2.

The local authorities will trace everyone that had contact with the patient and quarantine them at the District Medical Station. The patient's house and neighbouring houses in Tuyen Cu Village will be disinfected. Checkpoints have already set up around the village.

The authorities have identified at least 10 people who had contact with the patient and their test results came back negative.

On August 11, the authorities have quarantined 12 people who were in close contact with the patient at the restaurant. Five people have been tested and the first results were negative.

The authorities are still tracing for more contacts. Customers who had been to The Thoi Bo Tuoi Restaurant at 36 Ngo Quyen from July 21 to August 11 were asked to file medical declaration forms. Local authorities must prepare the necessary equipment such as disinfectant.

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