Hanoi has Covid-19 patient's vicinity disinfected

By Giang Huy   March 7, 2020 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi’s Truc Bach Street, where the city's first Covid-19 patient resides, was disinfected by the Vietnamese Army's Chemical Division Saturday.

Vehicles of the Vietnamese Armys Chemical Division, including five vehicles provided by the Response Center for Chemical, Radioactive Incidents, have sprayed chemicals to cleanse and disinfect quarantined areas in Truc Bach and neighboring streets Saturday morning.

Vehicles of the Vietnamese Army's Chemical Division, including five provided by the Response Center for Chemical, Radioactive Incidents, sprayed chemicals to cleanse and disinfect quarantined areas in Truc Bach and neighboring streets.

Around 13 vehicles and 70 soldiers in total are at the scene to disinfect the streets.

Around 13 vehicles and 70 soldiers in total were deployed in the operation. 

House number 125 on Truc Bach Street, where the 17th Covid-19 patient stays, has been sealed and disinfected.

The house at 125 Truc Bach Street, where the country's 17th Covid-19 patient stays, was sealed and disinfected.

Nguyen Hong Nhung, who returned from Europe, was confirmed positive for Covid-19 on Friday night. The 26-year-old woman is the first infection case in Hanoi and Vietnam's 17th after the country went 22 days with no new infection.

Chemicals are sparayed along the Chau Long Street, which connects with Truc Bach.

Chau Long Street, which connects with Truc Bach, was also sprayed with disinfectant.

A soldier of the Chemical Division wears a protective suit and is equipped with a chemical gun.

A soldier of the Chemical Division with a protective suit, mask and a chemical sprayer.

Cua Bac Street, about a kilometer away from the quarantined areas, is also sprayed.

Cua Bac Street, about a kilometer away from the quarantined areas, was also disinfected.

A team of soldiers finishes spraying the streets from Truc Bach to Cua Bac.

A team of soldiers pack up after spraying streets from Truc Bach to Cua Bac.

A medical worker disinfects the nooks and crannies of nearby streets.

A medical worker on foot disinfected every nook and cranny of nearby streets.

Citizens within the Truc Bach quarantine area inform medical staffs of their current health status.

Residents in the Truc Bach quarantine area informed medical staff of their current health status.

Hanoi on Saturday afternoon announced a personal chauffeur and an aunt of Hanoi's first Covid-19 patient, Nguyen Hong Nhung, become the 19th and 20th infection cases in Vietnam, raising the city's total infections to three. They also reside in Truc Bach.

Some hours before, the Ministry of Health confirmed the 18th infection case, a 27-year-old man who has been quarantined in northern Ninh Binh Province upon returning to Vietnam from Daegu since Wednesday.

 
 
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