nCoV-19 (Wuhan - Corona Virus)
UPDATES from Vietnam on the nCoV-19 virus.
As of Tuesday 18th February 2020, here is the latest news on nCoV-19.
- Son Loi, a village of around 10,000 people just outside of Hanoi, has been quarantined for 20 days after 6 cases of the virus were found there.
- Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific Airlines have fitted their planes with High Efficiency Particulate Air-filters (HEPA) which filter out up to 99.9% of bacteria and viruses, similar to that in hospital operating theatres.
- A Government steering committee has declared Vietnam SAFE after drastic and stringent measures to control the spread of the Virus including school closures for a month, immediate quarantine and restrictions on travel to and from China.
- There are still no confirmed deaths due to the coronavirus in Vietnam.
- Government Updates website: http://chinhphu.vn/portal/page/portal/English