Update: 19:18 | 01/10/2020
(BGO) - Regarding the citizen in Luc Nam district (Bac Giang province) who quickly tested positive to SARS-CoV-2 virus upon his arrival to Japan, on September 9, Tu Quoc Hieu, Director of Department of Health, Vice Head of the provincial Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control (Steering Committee) confirmed that the province has promptly reviewed the cases with close contact to him.
At September 25 night, Quat Van V (born in 1998) in Thuong Lam village, Thanh Lam commune, Luc Nam district flew to Japan to work as a guest worker. Upon arrival, V took a quick test that proved positive to SARS-CoV-2 virus. Japanese side will inform the affirmation test in the upcoming day.
The provincial Center of Disease Control conducts the test to detect SARS-CoV-2 virus.
After receiving the information, the province and district instructed immediate review and found out 5 people with direct contact to V (F1) and 20 F2 cases.
F1 cases (including father, mother, younger sister, girl friend and driver) were taken to concentrated isolation site at the provincial Center of National Defence and Security Education while the F2 cases are under self isolation at residential places.
The provincial Center of Disease Control took the specimen of 5 people with direct contact to V for testing which showed negative result for the first time.
Recently, V has studied Japanese at a foreign language center in Hanoi and returned to home in Thuong Lam village fews day prior to the departure date.
The Steering Committee in Luc Nam district urged the People’s Committee in Thanh Lam commune to inform and instruct the urgent preventive measures to V’s family in the commune while ordering the cases with close contact to take immediate isolation and reviewing the people with close contact.