|Hội An ancient city stopped tours from July 27, and asked for health declarations or isolation for all people coming from Đà Nẵng. — VNA/VNS Photo Trịnh Bang Nhiệm|
ĐÀ NẴNG — Đà Nẵng's COVID-19 Prevention and Control Steering Committee has issued an urgent notice on the movement history of eight new cases of COVID-19.
According to the notice, these cases are either patients under treatment or taking care of family members being treated at three hospitals in Đà Nẵng City, including Đà Nẵng General Hospital, C Đà Nẵng Hospital, and Đà Nẵng Transport Hospital.
The first patient, a 63-year-old woman, only travelled to Đà Nẵng General Hospital to take care of her husband from May 11 to July 27 and returned home to Điện Biên Phủ Street in Thanh Khê District. She tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on July 27.
The second patient, a 40-year-old woman, stayed at Đà Nẵng General Hospital between July 14 and 20 and July 23 and 26. She went to Tâm Phúc Restaurant, 142 Restaurant, Quảng Tuý Loan Noodle Restaurant in Quang Trung Road, Vinmart Supermarket on the same street and visited a laundry service on Hải Phòng Road.
She travelled to her hometown in Đại Hồng Commune in Quảng Nam Province between July 21 and 23.
The third patient, a 42-year-old woman, travelled from her hometown in Ba Tô Commune in Quảng Ngãi Province to Đà Nẵng General Hospital on July 24. The patient did not travel around until she tested positive for the virus on July 27.
The fourth patient, a 55-year-old woman, stayed at Đà Nẵng General Hospital from the morning to the evening to take care of her son. She returned home to Hoà Hải Commune at 5pm in the evening and went back to the hospital to sleep from July 15 and July 27.
The fifth patient, a 43-year-old woman, stayed at Đà Nẵng General Hospital to take care of her husband from July 7 to July 27. The patient travelled back to her hometown in Điện Trung Commune in Quảng Nam Province using her son-in-law’s motorbike. Her daughter took turns taking care of her husband on July 24.
The sixth patient, a 19-year-old man, went to Đà Nẵng General Hospital to visit a family member on July 21. He then went to Mining Book Coffee on Hà Văn Tính Road, visited his friends on Tôn Đức Thắng Road, transported a friend from the Đà Nẵng University of Technology on Ngô Sĩ Liên Road to Phạm Như Xương Road, and Big C Supermarket in Hùng Vương Road between July 22 and 26.
The seventh patient, a 61-year-old woman, had an eye test at C Đà Nẵng Hospital on July 17 and was scheduled to have eye surgery on July 24. The patient went to Big C Supermarket on Hùng Vương Road, attended a housewarming ceremony on Phạm Tuấn Tài Road, and went to Mới Market in Nam Dương Ward every two days.
The eighth patient, a 39-year-old woman, took care of her mother at C Đà Nẵng Hospital and worked at KANE-M Đà Nẵng Company in Hoà Khánh Industrial Zone between July 16 and 23. She travelled to her hometown in Bình Định Commune in Quảng Nam Province, and to Hội An Ancient Town between July 23 and 25.
The patient went to Đà Nẵng Transport Hospital, where she was confirmed to be infected with the virus on July 28.
The committee has worked with relevant units to clarify those in close contact with the patients for testing and sterilised these places. People who were present at the locations places at the given times are required to contact the committee for health monitoring instructions. — VNS