|Moonlight Hotel is placed on lockdown
The steering committee stated that a 66-year-old British female tourist was the nation’s 30th COVID-19 case, adding that she had been put into isolation for treatment at the second branch of the Hue Central Hospital. At present she remains in stable health condition.
The infected tourist had traveled by plane to Thua Thien-Hue province on the afternoon of March 6 where she stayed at the Moonlight Hotel on Pham Ngu Lao street in Hue before being put into isolation in the hospital on March 7.
People who had come into close contact with the patient and showed symptoms of fever and cough have been put into quarantine at the second branch of the Hue Central Hospital, whilst a number of other individuals remain in normal health following their contact with the patient.
The COVID-19 Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Thua Thien Hue province has moved 14 tourists from the Moonlight Hotel to the Sun & Sea Hotel in Phu Vang district.
In addition to this, they have also transferred 23 Vietnamese people to the provincial Military School in Thuy Bang commune of Huong Thuy town for a period of isolation after coming into close contact with the 30th COVID-19 patient.
Lieutenant Colonel Hoang Anh Tuan, logistics manager of the Military Command of Thua Thien Hue province, said that medical teams have been set up in order to strictly monitor the health of each individual who had been still in quarantine at the Military School.