Vietnam: 4,000 people from Bac Giang quarantined after #coronavirus outbreak

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Bac Giang province will move all 4,000 workers and people at the Covid-19 outbreak in Nui Hieu village, Quang Chau commune, Viet Yen district, to concentrated isolation. On the evening of June 2, Vice Chairman of Bac Giang Provincial People’s Committee, said that after moving all people out of Nui Hieu village, the government will disinfect and clean the environment. People in the village after finishing 21 days of concentrated isolation will be tested and ensure safety before returning to the area. It is expected that a part of workers will be moved out of the village from tomorrow 3rd June 2021 and continue in the following days.

Previously, from the end of May, Bac Giang transferred 3,000 workers in Nui Hieu village to districts and cities concentrated isolation and more than 2,300 workers quarantine at military facilities.

VNExpress.net report (in Vietnamese)

 

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