Midnight mission: Passengers taken to Hanoi quarantine facility

By Ngoc Thanh   March 20, 2020 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

After landing, hundreds of passengers were transferred to a quarantine facility in Hanoi in the middle of the night.

On the night of March 19, the student dormitory zone in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai District received around a dozen buses coming from Noi Bai International Airport, carrying hundreds of people.

On the night of March 19, the student dormitory zone in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai District received around a dozen buses from Noi Bai International Airport, carrying hundreds of arrivals.

All passengers were required to wear face masks. All passengers were tested and classified at the airport before being transfer to the quarantine facilities. Those who have tested positive with the novel coronavirus were taking to hospitals while the rest would be staying for 14 days in this are.

All passengers were required to wear face masks. They had been tested and classified at the airport before being transferred to the quarantine facility. Those who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus were taken to hospital while the rest would remain at the facility for 14 days.

Two buildings had been converted to quarantine zones with 500 rooms for around 4000 people. In each building, the kitchen is placed on the 1st floor while the 2nd and 3rd are rooms for officers and staff. The rest 16 floors with 252 rooms will be served for quarantined residents.

Two buildings had been converted into quarantine zones with 500 rooms for around 4,000 people. In each building, the kitchen is placed on the 1st floor while the 2nd and 3rd serve as rooms for officers and staff. The remaining 16 floors with 252 rooms will be house quarantined residents.

Authorities had put residents living nearby at ease by claiming all people in the quarantine zone are not carrying the virus and they stay in this facility in order to avoid infection in the communities.

Authorities had put residents living nearby at ease by claiming all those quarantined at the zone are free of the virus and remained here solely to avoid communal infection.

Many people protect themselves with layers of outfits.

Many protect themselves by wearing layers of outfits.

Apart from Vietnamese students and foreigners, many people in the quarantine zone are children.

Apart from Vietnamese students and foreigners, many arrivals were children.

Medical officers check the body temperature of each passenger carefully before letting them enter the buildings. More than 100 officers and soldiers in Hoang Mai District were working around the clock to conduct logistics and medical works in these buildings.

Medical officers check the body temperature of each passenger before letting them enter the buildings. Over 100 officers and soldiers in Hoang Mai District worked around the clock to conduct logistics and medical operations.

The area and all staff members joining in the transfer process from the airport were all disinfected.

The area and all staff members joining in the transfer process were disinfected.

Luggage was carried by trucks

Luggage was transported via trucks.

Many families were waiting at the back door to send food and stuff to their beloved ones, who have just landed several hours ago and were placed under quarantine right away. Names and room numbers of receivers were written on each package.

Many families waited by the back entrance to send food and other necessities to their loved ones. The names and room numbers of recipients were written on each package. As of Friday, Vietnam has had 87 cases, of whom 70 are undergoing treatment and the remaining 17 have recovered.

 
 
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