Quarantining 2 people in Quang Binh returning from Da Nang suspected of having Covid-19


On the afternoon of May 15, the Department of Health of Quang Binh province – said that it had conducted isolation for treatment and took samples for SARS-CoV-2 test for 2 cases in Ba Don town (Quang Binh) returning from Da Nang. At the same time, investigate and make a list of close contacts to plan for handling.

Northern Quang Binh Regional General Hospital where 2 patients are isolated and treated

This case is Ta Dinh Q. (SN 1983, going on holiday on April 30 and May 1 in Da Nang) and Nguyen Thi Lan H. (SN 2002) – a student at Danang College of Planning and Economics.

According to the epidemiological investigation, from April 30 to May 2, Mr. Q traveled with his family by private car to Da Nang, returned to the locality with a medical declaration, and was instructed on prevention measures. Covid-19 pandemic and home isolation. Quang Binh CDC Center took samples for testing and gave negative results for SARS-CoV-2 on May 11th.

However, on the afternoon of May 13, Mr. Q had a mild fever, sore throat, and fatigue. Then one day, the patient had a high fever of 38.5 degrees Celsius; appeared symptoms of headache, fatigue but no cough, no shortness of breath.

Ba Don Town Medical Center agreed with Northern Quang Binh General Hospital to be hospitalized for isolation treatment and follow-up at the Infectious Diseases Department of this hospital.

The second case is Nguyen Thi Lan H. (SN 2002) – a student at Danang College of Planning and Economics, returned to the locality for a holiday on April 28. On 3-5, H. took the car to Da Nang to continue studying. Due to the school’s leave, on the morning of May 5, H. took a bus back to the locality. Medical declaration and instructions for self-monitoring at home.

By the evening of May 10, there were symptoms of fever, nausea, chills, and fever-reducing drugs. On the morning of May 11, H. went to a private clinic for self-examination and was prescribed for treatment according to the diagnosis: flu (during the examination, he had contact with 4 people, wearing a mask). Then go home for treatment.

Around 6pm on May 14, the patient had a fever of 38.5 degrees Celsius and showed symptoms of nausea, headache, fatigue, no cough, no difficulty breathing. Currently hospitalized for treatment at the Department of Infectious Diseases General Hospital North Quang Binh.



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