Isolated area at the city’s first field hospital for Covid-19-infected patients (Photo: VnExpress)

Representatives from the city center for disease inspection, said that among the suspected cases, a 5-year-old child had contact with the 73-year-old overseas Vietnamese in the US who had confirmed positive for the virus. The child tested negative for the virus and is now in stable health condition.

According to the Ministry of Health, suspected cases are those who have fever or contract respiratory symptoms within 14 days after having contact with Covid-19-infected patients or coming from infected areas.

The city Health Department also recognized 39 cases who had close contact with the patients but did not have any symptoms. They are being monitored at home for 14 days.

The city continues to inspect and manage immigrants, and check over quarantine isolated areas at communities./.

Compiled by BTA