Ha Noi isolates citizens from coronavirus-stricken regions

19/03/2020

VGP - The Capital High Command has taken more than 600 Vietnamese returning from Covid-19-hit countries and territories to a facility of the Military School for a mandatory 14-day quarantine.

 
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The majority of isolated cases are students and workers returning from the Netherlands, Poland, Germany, England, and others.

Immediately after the passengers leaving the plane, the task force carried out the sterilization of people and vehicles before taking them to the Military School for mandatory quarantine.

Then all cars carrying isolated citizens and their personal belongings were sprayed with disinfectants by officials and soldiers.

Before check-in, the citizens have their body temperature checked, taken medical procedures and declaration and been told regulations in isolation areas.

During the isolation period, citizens were provided with blankets, mosquito nets, beds and mats. There are televisions in the common rooms, heaters in the bathrooms.

The citizens would receive medical checkups everyday and all necessities for daily use in the isolation center. Citizens are check 3 times, at 9 am, 2 pm and 9 pm by medical staff and physicians. Their feed ration is equal to officials and soldiers of the center.

The Military School has also set up a separate room for citizens who show signs of fever, and will be paid more attention to from doctors.

Earlier, Ha Noi's authority made plans to ensure security and order at lockdown areas be it a quarter, a residential area or the whole city.

By Vien Nhu