Da Nang records zero COVID-19 cases on Oct.9

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
October 09, 2021, 19:03 [GMT+7]

Da Nang reported zero new COVID-19 cases for a second straight day on Saturday, October 9, the municipal Steering Board of COVID-19 Prevention and Control said.

Also on the same day, a combined total of 8,924 local residents across the city had their nasal swab samples taken for COVID-19 testing, 6,998 of whom tested for the virus via the RT-PCR technique whilst the rest were subject to the rapid antigen testing.

Today, Da Nang’s functional forces received 28 returnees from other pandemic-struck localities, all of whom were put under mandatory quarantine in line with the regulations. Currently, 125 returnees are undergoing mandatory quarantine at the city’s designated concentrated areas whilst 207 others are self-quarantining at home.

There are 12 still- in-operation facilities putting a combined total of 303 people under quarantine.

For the time being, there is only one blockaded area in the city with links to previous COVID-19 infections, housing 18 households with a combined total of 61 residents.

Till date, 53 out of the total 56 communes and wards citywide have been labelled as ‘green zones’ where neither community-acquired cases nor locked-down sites have been logged over the past 14 days as follow:

Hoa Vang District: the communes of Hoa Bac, Hoa Khuong, Hoa Tien, Hoa Phu, Hoa Lien, Hoa Nhon, Hoa Phong, Hoa Phuoc, Hoa Ninh, Hoa Chau and Hoa Son.

Son Tra District : the wards of An Hai Bac, Man Thai, An Hai Tay, Phuoc My, Nai Hien Dong, Tho Quang, and An Hai Dong.

Ngu Hanh Son District : the wards of Hoa Quy, Hoa Hai, My An and Khue My.

Cam Le District: the wards of Khue Trung, Hoa Tho Tay, Hoa Phat, Hoa Tho Dong, Hoa Xuan and Hoa An.

Lien Chieu District: the wards of Hoa Minh, Hoa Hiep Nam, Hoa Hiep Bac, Hoa Khanh Bac and Hoa Khanh Nam.

Hai Chau District : the wards of Phuoc Ninh, Nam Duong, Hai Chau 1, Hoa Cuong Nam, Binh Hien, Hoa Thuan Dong, Hoa Thuan Tay, Hoa Cuong Bac, Thach Thang, Hai Chau 2, and Thanh Binh

Thanh Khe District: the wards of Hoa Khe, Thanh Khe Dong, Thac Gian, Chinh Gian, Xuan Ha, Thanh Khe Tay, Tan Chinh, Vinh Trung and Tam Thuan.

Since July 10 when the current COVID-19 wave started in Da Nang, 4,675 active cases have been logged citywide.

Reporting by PHAN CHUNG - Translating by M.DUNG