HCMC – People who had close contact with the Covid-19 patients from Quang Ninh and Hai Duong provinces or visited places linked to the infected cases must make health declarations and undergo quarantine for 21 days after they return to HCMC, said the city’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (HCDC).
HCDC on January 29 issued quarantine guidelines for those who left the two virus-hit provinces for HCMC starting January 7.
Specifically, people who had visited Chi Linh City in Hai Duong and traveled through or worked at Van Don airport in Quang Ninh from January 7 to 15 must make health declarations, take a Covid-19 test and remain in home quarantine for 21 days from the date they left Chi Linh and the airport.
Those visiting Chi Linh City between January 16 and 27 must make health declarations, undergo a Covid-19 test and remain in quarantine at quarantine centers for 21 days since the date they departed from Chi Linh.
Individuals working or traveling through Van Don airport from January 22 to 27 need to take a Covid-19 test and remain in quarantine for 21 days since the date they left the airport.
Besides this, people visiting other places in these provinces from January 7 to 27 were required to declare and monitor their medical conditions, limit social contact with others and take a Covid-19 test if they develop Covid-19 symptoms.
Meanwhile, those leaving the provinces from January 28 will be sent to quarantine centers and undergo Covid-19 testing, HCDC said.
HCDC on January 28 announced that seven HCMC residents linked to the country’s 1,553rd Covid-19 patient tested negative for the coronavirus once.