International flights to Danang suspended after suspected Covid-19-case
  • By Nhu Quynh | | July 25, 2020 11:04 AM
All international flights to the central city of Danang have been ceased after a local man has been tested positive for Covid-19 three times.

According to Vo Huy Cuong, deputy head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, under the Ministry of Transport’s instruction, all flights transporting Vietnamese nationals from abroad or foreign experts to Danang International Airport are being temporarily banned.


Danang International Airport

On Friday afternoon, the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control, held a meeting to discuss issues related to flights to repatriate Vietnamese people as well as the pandemic prevention for Danang City.

Earlier, a 58-year-old man in Danang’s Lien Chieu District tested positive three times for Covid-19. The test needs to be re-confirmed by the National Institute of Hygiene Epidemiology.

Danang Nang International Airport has received many flights to take Covid-19-affected Vietnamese people to return home.

The municipal Health Department has carried out Covid-19 tests on 102 people who had recent contact with him and all of them proved negative. The department has continued tracing other people who face the infection risk.

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