Besides mass testing, Hanoi has implemented social distancing measures in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Hanoi residents with signs of cough, fever, shortness of breath, or pneumonia are advised to go to medical facilities for RT-PCR testing, even if they didn’t return from Danang, a Covid-19 epicenter, after July 15, the municipal government has said. Hanoi has tested nearly 30,000 returning from the Covid-19 epicenter of Danang. Photo: LT The dispatch was issued on August 18 by Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy, who now heads the city’s steering committee for Covid-19 fight. The city Party Committee issued a similar document the same day. As per the documents, the local government call for greater efforts to contain Covid-19 as the capital city has confirmed a total of 35 positive Covid-19 patients, including 11 of community infection and two cases of secondary transmission. It’s noteworthy that some virus carriers were asymptomatic. The documents underscore the urgent need to finalize testing all returnees from the central city of Danang to Hanoi by August 20, while promptly notifying local residents on their test results. Authorities recommend that those who suffer from chronic diseases and are… Read full this story
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