COVID-19 isolation area set up close to Tan Son Nhat Int’l Airport

An isolation area aimed at receiving Vietnamese expats and foreign arrivals from places affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has been set up near Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

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A military school based in military zone 7 of District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City had previously been selected as the location to establish the isolation area.

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Soldiers at the military school don protective clothing ahead of going about their various tasks in the quarantine area.

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As of March 19, the military school had received a total of 861 people, including 32 foreigners.

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During both the morning and afternoon, those in quarantine are permitted to do physical exercises, including playing football or jogging.

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The isolation area has been equipped with sports facilities.

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The site is fully prepared to meet the needs of people’s daily life.

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Soldiers prepare meals for those who have been placed into quarantine.

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Food is carried to each individual in isolation, with the meals costing VND90,000 per day.

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Ho Chi Minh City is scheduled to receive an additional 17,000 Vietnamese expats in the coming days, with authorities making every effort to deal with the situation.

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A support team made up of young volunteers remain on duty at the military school.

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The isolation area is regularly disinfected in order to maintain the best possible hygiene standards.

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