The Health Department of Dak Lak province stated that two people who had come into close contact with a British COVID-19 national boarded a passenger bus that was travelling from Da Nang to Dak Lak on the afternoon of March 9.
At present, both individuals have been put into quarantine by Da Nang authorities in line with regulations set by the health sector.
The move comes after the Dak Lak health sector was notified about a passenger bus that was travelling to the province from Da Nang on March 8 which was carrying two individuals who had come into close contact with the British COVID-19 patient in Da Nang.
The Dak Lak provincial health sector worked in collaboration with the Da Nang Center for Disease Control to promptly detect the cases and move to put them in isolation according to regulations. There were over 40 other passengers onboard the passenger bus with the pair as it travelled to Dak Lak province.
The health sector of Da Nang city has moved to disinfect all vehicles whilst instructing passengers to self-isolate at home and follow regulations set by the Ministry of Health.
As of March 9, Dak Lak province had yet to record any cases of the COVID-19 infection.