Thirty Vietnamese citizens who returned from Wuhan in China three weeks ago were discharged from hospital on Monday after finishing their quarantine period. All of them are in stable conditions.
Doctors at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases present flowers to some of the 30 people who had returned from Wuhan in China after they finished their quarantine period in stable conditions.
Speaking at a ceremony at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, on behalf of the 30 people, Tran Dinh Nhan, a lecturer at the Literature Faculty of the Hue University of Education, expressed his thanks to the Ministry of Health, doctors and organisations for taking care of them.
Pham Ngoc Thach, director of the hospital, said that after 21 days under quarantine, all 30 people were in good health and had tested negative for COVID-19.
Following instructions from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and based on the citizens’ wishes, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-operated with organisations to return the people from Wuhan, the centre of COVID-19 epidemic, to Vietnam.
After entering the country, they received medical examinations based on regulations and were taken into quarantine.
HCMC seizes over 400,000 facemasks without invoices
District 5 Police in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday discovered a huge amount of facemask without any invoices.
As reported, the police investigation team cooperated with Market Management Group No. 5 under Ho Chi Minh City Department of Market Management to raid Khai Nam freight service company, based in No.363, 365, 367, Hung Vuong Street, Ward 9, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City at 9:35 am yesterday.
At this site, police discovered 8,183 boxes of face mask (50 pieces per box) with three to five protection classes, and seized a total of 409,150 face masks with 34 different brand names without any invoices or origin documents.
The Market Management Group No. 5 issued a decision of holding the face masks.
According to police force, the owners of the above facemasks are Tu Van Long in District 10 and Tran Thi Thanh Truc in District 1.
Long declared that he planned to transported 20 facemask boxes to Cambodia for profit while Truc declared that she planned to send 112,500 facemasks to Cambodia for charitable purposes.
Currently, the functional forces continue to verify and clarify the case.— VNS/SGGP
This morning, February 3, the Ministry of Health confirmed that a 29-year-old female patient, a worker returning from Wuhan, China was positive for nCoV, bringing the total number of infection cases in Vietnam to 8.
Vietnam has reported two more new coronavirus (nCoV) infection cases, bringing the total number of detected nCoV patients in the country to 12, the Ministry of Health announced on February 6 evening.
A group of 24 people has been released from hospital after being quarantined for coronavirus at Da Nang’s general hospital, the city’s health department said in a statement on Wednesday.