Recent arrivals from epidemic area to Gia Lai test negative for COVID-19

VOV.VN - All three individuals who recently arrived in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai from the epidemic area of Daegu in the Republic of Korea (RoK) have tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Doctor Ho Ngoc Gia, Director of the Center for Disease Control of Gia Lai province, said a 43 year-old male who had been put into isolation in the province had tested negative for the COVID-19 on March 4.

The man had returned to the nation from Busan in the RoK on February 26 on Vietjet Air’s flight VJ991.

After departing Cam Ranh airport, he then took the airport bus to Nha Trang city before continuing to Duc Co district in Gia Lai province by passenger bus. It was during these trips that the man failed to wear a face mask.

Aside from a Vietnamese citizen, two visitors from the RoK have also tested negative for the COVID-19 following a period of medical isolation alongside a translator.

The pair had previously traveled to Gia Lai on February 23 from the Daegu.

The Gia Lai Health Department has issued a press release regarding the cases, with specific information detailing each individuals journey to the province, their means of travel, and their test results.

The Department also put forward recommendations for those who might have traveled with these people to monitor their health conditions and promptly visit medical facilities to undergo a health-checkup if there are any signs of abnormalities.


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