Detecting a young man on the same flight with a positive Chinese specialist SARS-CoV-2

On the evening of 3-5, news from the Hanoi Department of Health said that it had just identified one more positive case for SARS-CoV-2, which was F1 on flight VN160 with Chinese experts.

Medical staff in Hanoi working in the prevention of epidemic Covid-19 – Photo: Ngo Nhung

This new positive case is NTN (male, 26 years old; address at 18 Lane 86 Phu Kieu, Phuc Dien Ward, Bac Tu Liem District).

This young man went on flight VN160, the seat number 52G on April 29 with 2 positive cases, is a Chinese expert (seats 49C and 50B). Preliminary verification results, involving patient N., there are 8 F1 cases in districts: Bac Tu Liem, Nam Tu Liem, Hai Ba Trung, Hoang Mai, Cau Giay.

Previously, on May 2, the Ministry of Health issued a notice to find people on flight VN160 from Da Nang to Hanoi, the scheduled departure time was 10 hours 25 minutes, the actual departure time was 10 hours 46 minutes. and landed at 12:10 on April 29.

Up to 17:00 on 3-5, the city recorded 40 new F1 cases, of which 39 were negative. Among them, there were 31 F1 cases involving 3 patients (including a doctor from Phuc Yen Regional General Hospital, 2 Sunny karaoke bar staff in Vinh Phuc province) and 9 related F1 cases. Chinese experts.

Previously, a group of 5 Chinese were medically isolated at Nhu Nguyet 2 Hotel in Yen Bai province from April 9 to 23. During the medical quarantine process, this hotel received an Indian team of medical quarantine experts from April 17 and in the Indian team then identified 4 people with Covid-19.

After the quarantine was completed, on April 27, 2 out of the five Chinese people mentioned above arrived in Da Nang City. In Da Nang, these two Chinese people ate at some places. On April 29, they went to Hanoi to return to China.

On the morning of May 1, one of these two cases informed the person who went to eat together in Da Nang city that he had a test result in China showing Covid-19 infection.

Detecting a young man on the same flight with a positive Chinese expert SARS-CoV-2 - Photo 2.

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