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Zero positive Covid-19 results for people in contact with Patient 1,440

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The coronavirus test results of 13 F1 cases of people who came into contact with patient 1,440, who illegally crossed the Cambodia-Vietnam border, have come back negative for SAR-CoV-2, according to Hanoimoi.

Patient 1,440 was a 32-year-old Vietnamese man who illegally entered the country in Vinh Long on Dec. 24.

On returning home, the patient’s family reported him to the local police to put him in quarantine. On Dec. 24, Vinh Long Center for Disease Control took a sample from him and sent it to Ho Chi Minh Pasteur Institute for coronavirus testing.

His sample came back positive for on Dec. 26. The patient is being treated at Vinh Long Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases.

In addition, those who came into direct contacted with the patient were listed and quarantined in line with regulations.

Prior to the detection of Patient 1,440, the country had not recorded a local infection since Dec 2.

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