One more Japanese person in Hanoi who is nCoV positive

The 43-year-old man was confirmed positive for nCoV, after close contact with “patient 2229” and a 24-year-old girl due to the same meeting on 2/2.

Hanoi Department of Health said that as of noon 15/2, the city has recorded a new case of Covid-19 related to “patient 2229” and 24 years old girl.

Accordingly, this infected person is male, 43 years old, Japanese nationality, employee of Mitsui Vietnam Co., Ltd., headquarter on 9th floor, Red Sun River 23 Phan Chu Chinh building, Hoan Kiem district. This man was staying at P1507 Somerset West Point Hotel, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District.

He has been in close contact with “patient 2229” (54-year-old Japanese died at the hotel on February 13) and a 24-year-old girl (confirmed positive this morning). All three were present at a meeting on 2/2.

He was sampled by Tay Ho District Medical Center on February 14 and tested positive on February 15.

Thus, in relation to “patient 2229” there were two cases of positive nCoV.

The Hanoi Department of Health has directed the Hanoi Disease Control Center to coordinate the Medical Center of Tay Ho District and the Quang An medical station to blockade at the Somerset West Point Hotel to investigate and disinfect the area. sample and surroundings.

Through preliminary investigation, officials have taken 296 samples, of which 210 samples are guests and 86 samples are hotel employees, waiting for the results.

From January 27 to now, the city has recorded 35 cases in 8 districts: Nam Tu Liem (with 13 cases); Dong Anh (5 shifts); Cau Giay (5 shifts); Me Linh (5 songs); Hai Ba Trung (2 cases); Tay Ho (2 shifts); Dong Da (1 shift); Ba Dinh (1 case) and 1 case related to Hung Yen province.

Le Nga