All F1 were negative after contact with 2 Covid-19 patients in HCMC

The Center for Disease Control Ho Chi Minh City (HCDC) has just announced the test results of cases of close contact with positive patients.

According to the Center for Disease Control Ho Chi Minh City (HCDC), as of 7 am this morning (December 30), Ho Chi Minh City has not recorded any more positive cases for SARS-CoV-2 virus. All F1 involving 2 patients who were on illegal entries were negative for SARS-CoV-2.

Regarding patient number 1451, HCDC has tracked 27 cases of close contact. These F1s had negative results, including male drivers carrying groups of people crossing the border. The city health sector continued to trace and zoned the places where 1451 patients had been.

With patient number 1453, HCDC investigated and identified 31 contacts, of which 18 F1, all of which were quarantined according to regulations. HCDC is continuing to trace the person having contact with the patient (F1, F2) for testing and quarantine according to regulations.

Talking with us about the health status of these two people, Dr. Nguyen Thanh Dung, Director of Cu Chi Field Hospital (Ho Chi Minh City), said that they are all stable, with no symptoms.

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The area where patient number 1453 lived was blocked. Photo: Duy Hieu.

In Ho Chi Minh City, 9 people with symptoms of respiratory inflammation are being isolated, monitored and tested in isolated areas. In which, 8 cases got a negative result, one person waited for the result. The number of people in quarantine concentration during the day is 1,907 cases.

Patient number 1440 (male, 32 years old, Vietnamese nationality, with address in Nhon Phu commune, Mang Thit district, Vinh Long province) illegally entered the country through the trail, the opening and returned home in Vinh Long.

To date, 5 people crossing the border with patient number 1440 have been found. In which, 3 people positive for SARS-CoV-2, recorded in Ho Chi Minh City were patient number 1451 and patient number 1453 and Dong Thap (patient number 1452). The other two people and the driver were negative for the first time for SARS-CoV-2.


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