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Raising awareness of self-isolation for foreign workers

Update: 19-02-2020 | 08:56:24

To ensure the prevention and control of acute respiratory infections caused by the new strain of Corona virus (Covid-19), Binh Duong has campaigned suspected cases of self-isolation at home and residence in within 14 days. The number of isolation days is counted from the date of the last contact with the identified case, the suspected case or the date of entry into Vietnam.

Covid-19 propaganda and prevention agency for hotel owners with staying foreigners

Actively self-isolated

Fookyik Vietnam Furniture Co., Ltd (Tan Binh Industrial Park, Hung Hoa commune, Bau Bang district) has 54 Chinese experts and workers in Hunan and Jiangxi provinces. During the recent Lunar New Year 2020, the company had 50 people returned home, then returned to Vietnam, 3 people on duty at the company, 1 person went to his wife's house in Vietnam. Carrying out the inspection and supervision, Bau Bang District Medical Center has recorded 3 cases requiring medical investigation and monitoring in Hunan, China, about 500km from Wuhan, entering Vietnam on October 30. 1-2020. Surveillance shows that these 3 people are in normal health, awake, eat and drink normally, no fever, no cough, no chest pain. They were advised and instructed by the District Health Center on self-isolation. On the side of family members and close contacts of China in these 3 cases, there is no disease present.

The current health status of 54 Chinese people and 560 healthy company workers, has not shown any unusual signs such as fever, cough, shortness of breath. The company has checked workers' body temperature twice / day, conducted body or customer temperature checks on business contacts, wear medical masks, disinfect hand washing when entering the company .. According to members of the inspection and supervision mission of the prevention and control of Covid-19 disease related to foreigners in a number of companies in Bau Bang district, the company commented that the company has done a very good job to quarantine 54 experts and workers returning from China in the company's private areas and dormitories.

Previously, Pai Hong Co., Ltd. (Bau Bang district) also actively coordinated with the District Health Center to organize health screenings for 17 Chinese experts, instructing self-isolation at the dormitory.

Doctor Huynh Minh Chin, Deputy Director of Bau Bang District Medical Center, said: “Implementing Official Letter No. 39 / CAT-PA08 of Binh Duong Province Police; Plan No. 19 of the Covid-19 Disease Prevention and Control Steering Committee on checking, supervising the prevention and control of the disease of Covid-19 related to foreigners in a number of companies in the locality, the Steering Committee Disease prevention and control Covid-19 in Bau Bang district has established 2 inspection and supervision teams. Specifically, the delegation conducted and supervised foreign-related companies in Bau Bang Urban Industrial Park, Tan Binh Industrial Park and companies outside the industrial park in the district. The total number of companies inspected was 50, of which 40 were in Bau Bang Urban Industrial Park and 10 were in Tan Binh Industrial Park. The number of foreigners who came to Vietnam to work was 501, of which 271 people from Sichuan, Guangxi, Hunan, Henan, Jiangsu, Chongqing, Shandong (China). Currently, the health of these people is normal, no manifestations of the disease. Through inspection and supervision, the delegation provided communication materials, advice and guidance on self-isolation of Chinese people at the company. Provide hotline phone number 0919.373837, answer medical questions and report suspected cases ”.

Strictly control the prevention

In order to control well the prevention and control of the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic, the medical isolation of houses and places of residence shall comply with the 2007 Law on Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases. The provincial Steering Committee for prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic, at the moment, the most important issue is to carry out well the isolation work for people in doubt. Therefore, in addition to organizing centralized isolation, isolation at residence and isolation at district and town health centers, branches, levels and local authorities need to step up propaganda. for people to understand and perform well the task of self-isolation in the community.

Mr. Huynh Thanh Ha, Deputy Director of Department of Health, said: “According to Decision No. 345 of the Ministry of Health, the quarantined subjects are those who do not have symptoms of Covid-19 infection (cough, fever, shortness of breath). ) but has one of the following factors: Living in the same house or place of residence with a known case or suspected case during a period of illness. Working together with a confirmed case or suspected case during a period of illness. Travel with a tourist group, working group or play group with a specific case or a suspected case during a period of illness. Have close contact within 2m with a definite case of illness or a suspected case of illness during any situation. Sit in the same row or before after two rows of seats on the same train / train / plane with a confirmed or suspected illness. Foreigners who enter Vietnam from China or have been to China (except for Hubei province) within 14 days of entry. The time of isolation is 14 days, the number of specific isolation days is counted from the date of the last exposure to the identified case of disease or suspected disease case or from the date of entry into Vietnam. When a suspect person is diagnosed with no exclusion, the isolated person concerned will end the isolation. In case the isolated subjects do not implement, the application of coercive measures of medical isolation ”. The number of specific isolation days is counted from the date of the last contact with the identified case or the suspected case or from the date of entry into Vietnam. When a suspect person is diagnosed with no exclusion, the isolated person concerned will end the isolation. In case the isolated subjects do not implement, the application of coercive measures of medical isolation ”. The number of specific isolation days is counted from the date of the last contact with the identified case or the suspected case or from the date of entry into Vietnam. When a suspect person is diagnosed with no exclusion, the isolated person concerned will end the isolation. In case the isolated subjects do not apply, the coercive measures of medical isolation shall apply. ”

Reported by Kim Ha – Translated by Vi Bao

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