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Hải Phòng City ends lockdown of two last locations

Update: March, 09/2021 - 11:06
Residents in Block 112, Dư Hàng Worker's Residential Area, Lê Chân District celebrate after the lockdown is lifted. — VNA/VNS Photo An Đăng

HẢI PHÒNG — Hải Phòng City has removed the 14-day lockdown for the last two locations of Hamlet 4 of Lôi Động Village, Thủy Nguyên District and Block 112 of Dư Hàng Worker's Residential Area, Dư Hàng Ward, Lê Chân District from midnight on Tuesday.

Previously, a 26-year-old female nurse, who worked at the city’s Transport Hospital was found positive for SARS-CoV-2 after the city conducted tests for medical staff on February 21. The nurse lives in Hamlet 4 of Lôi Động Village.

Also the same day, the city’s Preventive Medicine Centre took samples of a male nurse, 28, who worked at the city’s Transport Hospital, which were positive for SARS-CoV-2. He lives in Block 112, Dư Hàng Ward, Lê Chân District.

Therefore, the areas, where the two patients live, were locked down for 14 days.

According to a report by the city’s health department, the two patients tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 and have been under active treatment now.

A total of 2,557 samples of people, who directly contacted the two patients, already tested negative three times, the report said.

On Monday afternoon, the city administration also removed the lockdown of the city’s Transport Hospital, where the two patients worked.

Speaking at the announcement of the end of the lockdown, Trần Việt Tuấn, Lê Chân District’s Party Committee Secretary, said people in the area would return to normal life after the lockdown ended.

However, local people were told to seriously implement the Ministry of Health’s 5K message: Khẩu trang (face mask) – Khử khuẩn (disinfection) – Khoảng cách (distance) – Không tụ tập (no gathering) – Khai báo y tế (health declaration), he said. — VNS

 

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