Through epidemiological investigation, this related chain of SARS-CoV-2 infection is the Ehome 3 apartment building in Binh Tan district and the resettlement area in ward 16, district 8. This apartment block has a size of 14 blocks and each block is 9 meters high. floor. As of June 11, Ehome 3 apartment building has recorded a chain of infections with 8 cases living in the apartment and 13 related cases.
Blockade against Covid-19 epidemic in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: HCDC)
On May 30, Binh Tan district recorded the first case of Covid-19 at Ehome 3 apartment building, Ho Hoc Lam street, An Lac ward, patient 7409 living on the 4th floor, block A6. Accordingly, BN7409 worked with a patient who was a member of the Renaissance mission church group at Thien Tu FN Company. Next, the city recorded an additional patient 7418, living in the same room with patient 7409. At this time, Block A6 is blocked.
Next on the morning of 5-6, patient 8737 on the 9th floor, block A3 felt tired and sluggish for a long time, so he went to the hospital and got a positive result. The functional forces blocked Block A3, A4 apartments and took samples for Covid-19 screening for all residents in the area. Screening results detected 5 more cases of which: BN8946, BN8947 (these two patients lived with BN8737); BN9096 and BN9496 live on the 9th floor and BN9486 live on the 2nd floor.
Epidemiological investigation said, earlier on June 1, patient 9096 moved from Tam Phu ward, Thu Duc city to Ehome 3 apartment. The moving group consisted of 5 people. Through sampling, 3 cases of BN9495 infection were detected. , BN9496, BN9497.
Other infections related to this group include BN9499 working at Pouyuen company who is the wife of BN9497. On June 11 recorded 4 more related cases (published on the morning of June 11), in which: 3 cases residing in Binh Chanh are friends of the moving group, the wife and children of this friend. BN9830-BN9832) and 1 janitor in area A3 living in district 8 (BN9833).
In addition, this 5-person moving group is a friend who regularly visits a person’s water shop before block A9, A10 of Ehome 3 apartment. This person later also tested positive and became BN9498.
In addition, patient 9498 has another drink shop in the resettlement area in ward 16, district 8. This is the location where a group of 4-person ambulance drivers from a hospital regularly visited also had positive results. (BN9547, BN9548, BN9549, BN9550).