The 31-year-old man traveled from Hanoi to Bac Giang many times, and on the 4th time, was discovered and tested positive for nCoV at the Cau Vat quarantine checkpoint.
At noon on August 7, according to information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Hanoi, the Steering Committee for Epidemic Prevention and Control in Hiep Hoa district, Bac Giang province announced a positive case that had traveled in the province.
The man was born in 1990, is a worker at 382 brick factory in Uy No commune, Dong Anh district, hometown An Lac village, Trung Gia commune, Soc Son district, Hanoi. On the night of August 6, he moved from Uy No commune by motorbike to Hiep Hoa district, Bac Giang province to get personal belongings, then returned to his hometown in An Lac village.
When he arrived at Cau Vat quarantine point, Hiep Hoa district, his negative test paper had expired, so the authorities suspected, quick test Covid-19 positive result. This person was isolated, took a sample for RT-PCR test, on the morning of August 7, the result was confirmed positive for nCoV, carried out by the Center for Disease Control of Bac Giang province.
As a resident in Hanoi, he was handed over by the Hiep Hoa District Police to the Trung Gia Commune Police for treatment at the hospital.
Epidemiological investigation showed that in the previous days, he had moved many times from the boarding house in Ap To village, Uy No commune, to Hiep Hoa district, Bac Giang province. According to the investigation of the Soc Son district police, he had 3 times “unlocked” on July 27, July 32 and August 2, moving from Dong Anh to Hiep Hoa, undetected. For the fourth time, this time, he was found positive by the Cau Vat quarantine checkpoint.
On the afternoon of August 7, the Hanoi CDC announced that the city had recorded 36 new cases, of which 28 were in the community, and 8 were in the isolation area. Thus, the number of new cases announced from this morning to noon is 54. These cases have not been announced by the Ministry of Health and are considered as suspected infections.