VNA adopts personal isolation,aircraft disinfection as detecting nCoV passenger


Personal isolation for passengers and staffs, aircraft disinfection have been immediately carried out after a Chinese man being positive with Coronavirus traveling on Zhengzhou-Nha Trang flight of the national flag carrier- Vietnam Airlines.


Aircraft disinfection

Aircraft disinfection

On the flight back to Zhengzhou, the passenger had a fever and was immediately isolated after landing.
After confirming that the passenger was infected with 2019-nCoV, the Chinese hospital informed Vietnam Airlines branch in the country.
Vietnam Airlines received this information and reported to relevant departments and agencies to verify the information as well as minimize spreading risk of nCoV.

During several-day journey in Nha Trang, the man stayed at two hotels. 

On January 14, 26, 27 and 28, he often went to the hospital in Nha Trang to check the health.

Accordingly, receptionists and hotel staffs, tour guide, bus drivers, translators, etc were persons who had contact with this Chinese man.

Currently, Vietnam Airlines isolated two flight teams and staffs to closely monitor their heath situation. 

Flights from China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao and Bangkok (Thailand) to Vietnam and additional flights carrying passengers with unusual disease or manifestation of illness have been sprayed with disinfectant after landing or before putting them into exploitation.

By Bich Quyen- Translated by Huyen Huong

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