VGP - The Ha Noi People's Committee requested local residents to raise the disease prevention alert to the highest level.
The city decided closed bars, pubs and karaoke parlors since April 30 when a man was found to have contracted COVID-19.
The patient (No.2911), a 28-year-old man in Dong Anh district of Ha Noi, met and ate with Covid-19 patient No.2899 in the northern province of Ha Nam on April 22, before the latter was confirmed to be positive for the novel coronavirus. Patient 2899 is a male migrant worker who returned from Japan.
Patient No.2911 is first community case in the city after 73 days. He is a truck driver who has been to many places since coming in contact with Patient 2899.
Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People's Committee Chu Xuan Dung requested local residents raise the disease prevention alert to the highest level.
Earlier, on April 27, the city suspended all festivals and walking streets and limit unnecessary events and activities that draw large gatherings./.
By Kim Anh