Hai Duong extends mandatory quarantine period to 21 days

Update: 16:04 | 05/05/2021
Leaders of the northern province of Hai Duong has decided to extend mandatory quarantine period from current 14 days to 21 days for F1 individuals who come in direct contact with COVID-19 patients.
Hai Duong extends mandatory quarantine period to 21 days
Mandatory quarantine period is expanded from 14 days to 21 days.

The decision was made on May 4 after the locality recorded two suspected cases of COVID-19.

One of the suspected cases was on the fight with two Chinese nationals from Da Nang to Ha Noi on April 29. The Chinese nationals tested positive after undergoing 14-day mandatory quarantine in Viet Nam.

Earlier the same day, the Ministry of Health asked localities to not to discharge those who completed 14-day quarantine from quarantine sites following confirmation of several positive cases with incubation period longer than 14 days.

Quarantine protocols will be renewed and announced later, the ministry added.

Hai Duong was Viet Nam’s epicenter of the third wave of community transmissions with 720 cases.

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(Source: VGP)