Two cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation in Da Nang on Oct. 10

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
October 10, 2021, 21:23 [GMT+7]

Today, October 10, Da Nang is reporting 2 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation.

Once again, no new community transmission cases were recorded today.

The 2 aforementioned new patients who were returnees from southern coronavirus-stricken localities by motorcycle were found to be infected with COVID-19 via mandatory rapid antigen tests whilst they were travelling through a transit area south of the Hai Van Tunnel, Lien Chieu District, Da Nang. One was from Ho Chi Minh City whilst the other departed from Binh Duong Province.

On Sunday, 5,171 people had their nasal swab samples taken for COVID-19 testing, of whom 3,732 tested for the virus via the RT-PCR technique whilst the rest were subject to rapid antigen tests whilst entering the city through the city’s gateway checkpoints.

On the same day, Da Nang’s functional forces received 39 returnees from other pandemic-stricken localities, all of whom were put under mandatory quarantine in line with the regulations.

Currently, 147 returnees are staying at the city’s designated concentrated quarantine areas whilst 222 others are self-quarantining at home.

There are 13 still- in-operation facilities putting a combined total of 312 people under quarantine.

For the time being, there is only one blockaded area in the city with links to previous COVID-19 infections, housing 23 households with a combined total of 91 residents.

Till date, 55 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 Nam and Hoa Khanh Bac

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, Thanh Binh, Binh Thuan and Thuan Phuoc

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

Since July 10 when the current COVID-19 wave started in Da Nang, 4,677 active cases have been logged citywide.

Reporting by LE HUNG - Translating by A. THU