February 8th – On the 7th, local time, after an airport employee in Vietnam was diagnosed, the local health staff carried out a large-scale testing work, testing 1,000 airport employees overnight.
According to Vietnam’s Youth Daily, the staff member is a baggage porter at Ho Chi Minh San San Yi International Airport and has been confirmed as the 1979 confirmed case of COVID-19 in Vietnam.
The director of the Ho Chi Minh City Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on the 7th that all samples have been collected and are waiting for the test results.
Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be quarantined immediately, and those who test negative will be tested again five days later.
In addition, there were 47 people in direct contact with the person, and the first screening was negative.
According to the data released by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam on the 7th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Vietnam is 1985.