Quang Ninh implements measures to prevent coronavirus

Tuesday, 2020-01-28 17:35:04
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NDO - Quang Ninh province, on January 28, held an online meeting with localities, health centres, hospitals, and functional branches in the province to take the initiative in taking measures to prevent and control the acute pneumonia disease caused by the nCoV virus.

Currently, Quang Ninh province has installed 14 body temperature scanners at the border gates in the province, and an initial isolation area incase it will be needed.

Secretary of the Quang Ninh provincial Party Committee Nguyen Xuan Ky emphasised that Quang Ninh province has actively taken steps towards the prevention and control of the disease, but the evolution of the disease caused by the nCoV is extremely complex and is at risk of being rapidly spread.

Quang Ninh has many border gates, airports, seaports, trails. A lot of goods are transported through the province and many people come and go through. The prevention and control of the disease must be prioritized, especially in the border areas.

As a locality that has a border with China, Mong Cai City has taken many preventive measures. From the first day of Lunar New Year 2020, at the Mong Cai international border gate (Quang Ninh), the city has strengthened its forces of nearly 30 people, especially implementing a medical quarantine area, to carry out all quarantine steps according to the set out procedures.

The city has also exchanged and cooperated closely with Dong Hung (China) to control, and detect infection cases. The whole response plan has already been implemented. Up to now, the entry and exit activities at Mong Cai international border gate have been maintained stably; passengers have complied well with the inspection and supervision process of medical quarantine process. So far, no suspected cases of nCoV have been detected.

According to Secretary of the Mong Cai City Party Committee Le Van Anh, the city requested the forces at the border gate to closely coordinate with the medical quarantine forces to strictly follow the specialized epidemic prevention plan and process. The city also requested the city health centres, health stations, police, border and customs agencies to be prepared for epidemic prevention and control measures and available 24/24.

In the coming time, Quang Ninh province will establish a provincial Steering Committee headed by the Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee; while announcing a hotline number.