VOV.VN - The Central highland city of Buon Ma Thuot in Dak Lak province will be temporarily locked down for massive COVID-19 testing after a series of positive cases were detected in the community.
November 6 to November 8 will see the city perform mass testing for 294,959 people across 16 out of 21 communes and wards, in order to early detect and separate all F0 cases from the wider community.
The city has so far established a total of 204 teams, with each team taking roughly 500 samples per day.
It has also set up four mobile sampling teams to handle cases that record positive rapid antigen test results.
Dak Lak province has recorded a total of 4,706 COVID-19 cases as of 6 a.m. on November 11. Of the figure, Buon Ma Thuot city is the locality with the highest number of infections at 1,088 and is therefore classified as a red zone.