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Bac Ninh locks down company dormitory over Covid-19
  • | | May 12, 2021 04:47 PM
As many as 1,600 people have been put into quarantine for Covid-19 prevention in Bac Ninh Province after three new Covid-19 infection cases were confirmed.


Bac Ninh locks down company dormitory over Covid-19

On May 9, Bac Ninh authorities transferred a man, who is an employee at Vietnam Canon Company, to a field hospital in Gia Binh District after he tested positive for Covid-19.

On May 11, they detected nearly 600 people who had come into close contact with the patient. As many as 1998 samples were collected for viral testing and two came back positive. On the following day, local authorities issued the decision to lock down the dormitory of Vietnam Canon Company and an apartment building at Que Vo Hill View with 1,300 residents. They also locked down Chua Village with 300 residents for at least 14 days.

Bac Ninh City People's Committee was asked to direct and work with related agencies to set up checkpoints and monitor the locked-down areas.

As of noon on May 12, Bac Ninh reported 123 Covid-19 infection cases in six districts, communes and city. There are 21 new cases on May 12. 18 patients are being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases and K Hospital. 105 patients are being treated at Bac Ninh General Hospital and field hospitals in Tien Du and Gia Binh districts.

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