1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

By Giang Huy   February 1, 2021 | 01:46 pm GMT+7
Medics in Nam Tu Liem District on Sunday collected swab samples from around 1,000 students at Xuan Phuong primary school, where a student was confirmed infected with coronavirus.
1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

The Nam Tu Liem District medical center said it collected samples from students of all grades at the Xuan Phuong primary school. All these students were designated F3, meaning those who have had indirect contact with confirmed coronavirus cases.

One third grader at the school was confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus Sunday, his mother being previously confirmed a coronavirus carrier.

As of Sunday morning, the school has been locked down, with 57 students, 12 teachers and 11 parents quarantined inside.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

Parents fill out forms as teachers sort students into classes before sample collection.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

A girl has her sample taken for Covid-19 testing.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

A teacher consoles her student while helping a medical worker collect swab samples.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

Students have their samples harvested under the gaze of their anxious parents.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

A medic adds student information onto a Covid-19 test sample vial.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

A group of students in masks line up for sample collection.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

Students have their samples taken on the second floor of Xuan Phuong Commune's Cultural House.

1,000 Hanoi primary schoolers tested for Covid-19 following confirmed case

Collected samples would be transferred to the Hanoi Center for Disease Control. As of Sunday night, all 35 classmates of the third grader who got infected tested negative for the novel coronavirus once.

 
 
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