More than 2,100 people have quarantined themselves due to fears of Coronavirus infections in Vietnam’s Chi Minh City.
Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son led a delegation to visit and inspect preventive measures at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases and worked with the city people’s committee about coronavirus outbreak control. Dan Tri Newspaper reports.
Nguyen Tan Binh, director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health said there were three confirmed cases in the city. One person has been cured and released and the other two are in good condition. 27 other tests were negative. They have also quarantined 39 people for close contact with the patients, 11 out of them have been released and 10 are self-quarantined. All of them are being closely monitored.
Over 2,100 people have arrived in Ho Chi Minh City from China in the past 14 days. One person came from Hubei Province and is quarantined at District 6’s quarantine centre. The rest are self-quarantined at home. No one has shown symptoms yet.
Son praised the efforts by Ho Chi Minh City authorities to monitor the situation and contain the spread of the virus in the area.