Three rounds of quarantine in Ho Chi Minh City during the quarantine period 12Three rounds of quarantine in Ho Chi Minh City during the quarantine period 12

In particular, the general round is to distance according to Directives 16 and 16 plus throughout the city, within 15 days.

The second round is the medical quarantine zone, blockading some high-risk areas, ensuring `no internal exit, no foreign entry`.

The third, tightest round is the centralized quarantine area and the F1 home quarantine pilot, to reduce the load on centralized quarantine areas.

As of July 9, 53,423 people are being quarantined, including 14,864 people in centralized quarantine and 38,559 cases being quarantined at home and in places of residence.

HCDC said the city can flexibly apply these three rounds of blockade, linking anti-epidemic activities in neighboring provinces and cities, to control the epidemic.

Meanwhile, on July 8, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee issued instructions for medical quarantine at home for F1.

Currently, on average, Ho Chi Minh City records 500-700 new infections every day, the total number of Covid-19 cases is about to reach 10,000.

Previously, the City Department of Health proposed piloting F1 home quarantine in 8 districts belonging to the at-risk group including, 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, Phu Nhuan, Nha Be and Can Gio, from

Specifically, according to the instructions dated July 8, a person eligible for home quarantine is a person who has had close contact with a Covid-19 case and wears a medical mask during contact and has antigen test results.

The other group quarantined at home are people who have been in close contact with occasional Covid-19 cases;

In addition, the city applies home quarantine according to the `14-14 model`, meaning that F1s who have been quarantined for 14 days and have negative nCoV test results on the 14th day will also be quarantined.

Sampling for testing during medical quarantine at home is done at least 5 times, on the first, 7th, 14th, 20th and 28th days from the start of quarantine.

F1 quarantine at home must follow the instructions of the Ministry of Health.

The private home area of ​​the first F1 in Binh Duong, quarantined at home in Bau Bang district, is hung with a medical quarantine sign.

Le Cam – Thu Anh

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