HCMC – Vietnam has had 2,512 Covid-19 cases as of 6 p.m. today, March 7, after a locally-infected case and two imported cases were reported in Hai Duong and Bac Ninh, respectively.
According to the Ministry of Health, the patient in Hai Duong, who resides in Tu Ky District, had close contact with the 2,415th patient. The case has been put under quarantine at a centralized quarantine center since February 25 and is being treated at the Field Hospital No. 3 at the second campus of the Hai Duong General Hospital.
Meanwhile, the two imported cases include a 30-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman. They are Philippine experts.
On February 22, they landed at the Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi and was sent to a quarantine facility in Bac Ninh.
They tested positive for Covid-19 on March 7 and are being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi’s Dong Anh District.
In related news, the Bac Ninh government on March 7 affirmed that the pandemic in the province had been basically put under control. Therefore, services in the province will be resumed tomorrow, March 8, including bars, beer clubs, karaoke and massage parlors, cinemas, spas and casinos.
Religious, cultural, historical and tourist sites have been also allowed to reopen but they are allowed to hold ceremonies only, not festivals.
However, pandemic prevention and control measures must be still employed strictly.