According to a report of the Hanoi Capital High Command, over the past time, the unit has instructed district-level military commands to promote their advisory role in carrying out COVID-19 prevention and control measures at concentrated quarantine areas in line with the “four-on-spot” motto.
There will be 72 concentrated quarantine establishments in Hanoi which are expected to accommodate more than 30,000 people.
Sine April 29, about 5,100 people have been sent to 12 facilities, and 527 of them have been referred to hospital . Of these, 163 have been positive for SARS-CoV-2 which causes COVID-19. Nearly 1,600 people have so far completed their quarantine period.
Concluding the meeting, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung ordered tougher measures to avoid cross-infection in local quarantine areas.
He asked the Department of Health to review classification of high-risk and lower-risk groups in concentrated quarantine camps, and guide local task forces to tighten management and control of the facilities.
The official underlined the necessity to reduce the density in the isolation camp, and regularly sterilize common areas to ensure safety.
All-level authorities need work harder to tighten control of concentrated quarantine areas, locked down places and field hospitals to avoid the risk of COVID-19 spreading, Dung requested.
He also urged competent authorities to provide more equipment to meet people’s needs in quarantine areas, timely commend individuals who contribute to the fight against the pandemic, and strictly punish those who violate COVID-19 prevention rules.