A young man from Da Nang with Covid-19 used to travel to Ho Chi Minh City

A 25-year-old man in Da Nang City enters Ho Chi Minh City from April 30 to May 4, visiting Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, Anh Sao bridge, eating and drinking in many districts, going to the cinema, before discovering Covid- 19.

This young man living in Lien Chieu district, Da Nang, lived with eight adults and four children, some of whom later identified as a Covid-19 patient. He is an employee of Monstar – Lab Vietnam branch company, An Don industrial zone, Son Tra district, Da Nang city, according to the Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control of Da Nang City.

Ho Chi Minh City Disease Control Center (HCDC) traced the epidemiology, he entered the city on April 30 on flight VN113 departing at 9:10. Around 10:30, when he arrived, he was taken by a friend to another friend’s house, staying at Saigon Home apartment at 819 Huong Lo 2, Binh Tan district.

Around 15:00, he went to the ICOOL karaoke bar, 38 Nguyen Son, Tan Phu district. Around 19:30 walk at Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, then drink coffee at Garden shop on Truong Cong Dinh street, Tan Binh district.

Around 8:00 am on May 1, he has breakfast at Pho restaurant (can’t remember the address), drinks coffee at LINK 8-9 street, Binh Tan district. 12:30 eat at Hue beef noodle shop on Nguyen Son street, Tan Phu district. At 17:00, go out at Landmark 81 building, Dien Bien Phu street, Binh Thanh district. 19h30 walk at Anh Sao Bridge, Phu My Hung urban area, District 7, until about 22:30 have a drink at the restaurant number 363 Binh Tri Dong, District Binh Tan.

At 7:00 a.m. on May 2, young men eat at Trang Tien restaurant on Go Xoai Street, Binh Tan District, drink coffee at LINK 8-9 street, around 12 o’clock at a hotpot restaurant on Ngo Chi Quoc Street, Thu Duc City. About 14h to drink coffee at Suka restaurant in the 43rd provincial road, Thu Duc city, half an hour later go to play billiards (do not remember the address). About 15h back to Thuy Duyen guest house on Ma Lo street, Binh Tri Dong A ward, Binh Tan district. 7:00 pm drink coffee at Highland restaurant, Nguyen Anh Thu street, district 12. 20h30 eat vermicelli with shrimp paste at Nguyen Anh Thu street, district 12 (do not remember the address). Around 22h30, drink coffee at the restaurant No. 39A Tran Khac Chan, Phu Nhuan District.

At 14:45 on May 3, he watched the movie at Galaxy Tan Binh, Nguyen Hong Dao Street, Tan Binh District. Around 17 pm, eat snail at the street restaurant on Tay Son street, Tan Phu district. 9:00 pm drink at the evil chicken shop Tan Huong street, Tan Phu district.

10am on 4/5, have breakfast at the restaurant near Thuy Duyen guest house (can’t remember the name). At 18:25 he came from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang on flight VN 136. From 5/5 he went to work at the company, to some places in Da Nang City.

On the evening of May 7, the sister who lived in the same house had a positive result for nCoV, he was isolated, concentrated, and tested. The results on May 8 showed that he had Covid-19.

Over the past few days, Da Nang has recorded 48 cases of Covid-19 community. In particular, the chain of infections at AMIDA salon in Da Nang has spread to many provinces. The total number of community infections nationwide from April 27 to now is 411, recorded in 26 provinces.

During this outbreak, Ho Chi Minh City only recorded one case of community infection, related to the Ha Nam epidemic cluster.

Passengers are instructed by medical staff to enter the sampling waiting area at Tan Son Nhat airport, on May 6. Image: Huu Khoa.

Le Phuong