Ha Noi schools disinfected amid complicated development of 2019-nCoV epidemic
19:10 | 01/02/2020
VGP - Many of schools in Ha Noi have been disinfected in a bid to prevent spread of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) epidemic that has hit 26 countries and territories around the world.

A school staff cleans shoe shelf in a classroom before disinfection

All classrooms are cleaned

A notice guiding how to prevent the 2019-nCoV epidemic at Hoang Dieu Primary School in Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi.

A session to disseminate information related to the virus organized at Mari Curie School in Nam Tu Niem District

A staff member disinfects the tables of a classroom at the Hoang Dieu Primary School

As of January 31, 2020, Viet Nam confirms 6th infection cases, including two Chinese tourists from Wuhan, China

The two Chinese nationals are quarantined at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. One of them has recovered and tested negative for the virus.

A staff member disinfects toilet

Given the rising severity of the epidemic, the Government of Viet Nam has set up a steering committee for the prevention and control of the epidemic and issued two directive clarifying responsibilities of ministries, agencies and localities in the fight against the epidemic

A string of drastic measures have been taken, including temporary cancellation of licensed and new flight permits from the virus affected areas and strict temperature control at border, air and sea ports 

By Thuy Dung

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