The authorities closed the area with dozens of villages to entrances and exits for 20 days after the Corona virus was detected in 6 people living in the agricultural area near the capital Hanoi.
According to the news in Euronews, Son Loi, 40 kilometers from Hanoi, was the first quarantined area after Wuhan, China, where the virus first appeared.
Security forces wearing protective suits warn people who insist on entering the quarantined zone that they will not be able to go out again for 20 days.
Indicating that such a decision was made due to the increase in Corona virus cases seen in the last Loi, the Vietnam Health Ministry also announced that the number of disease control points was increased and food and free masks were provided for more than 10 600 people in the quarantine region. On the other hand, education was interrupted at schools in the region.
Officials also announced that the Corona virus first appeared in women workers who went to work from Wuhan to Vietnam. It was stated that the disease was also seen in the family and neighbors of the women in question, including a three-month-old baby.
The ministry stated that a woman worker with Corona virus has fully recovered, while others have continued their treatment.
According to local news sources, the number of cases in the country increased to 16 with the detection of Corona virus in the father of one of the patients in Son Loi.