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In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital

Jasmine Le Jasmine Le

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May 08, 2021 | 08:58

Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division on Thursday disinfected the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi after it became a COVID-19 hotspot.

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In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

The hospital, located in Hanoi’s outlying district of Dong Anh, has been put under 14-day lockdown, starting May 5 after a doctor was found infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. In the photo: Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district, according to Vietnam Plus.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)
In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

About 400 employees of the hospital are being quarantined there. In the photo: Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

About 400 employees of the hospital are being quarantined there. In the photo: Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

During the lockdown, the hospital, which was once the frontline facility in the pandemic fight, will admit only new COVID-19 patients. In the photo: Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect he National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

In photos: Army force disinfects Covid-infected hospital
(Photo: Vietnam Plus)

About 400 employees of the hospital are being quarantined there. In the photo: Soldiers from the Vietnamese army’s chemical division disinfect the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district.

The Tropical Diseases hospital, a frontline health facility in the Covid-19 fight, was also locked down from May 5 afternoon. The police force, militia, and the hospital’s security personnel were mobilized to prevent people from going in or out of the hospital.

The facility is Vietnam's current Covid-19 hotspot whose infection source goes undetected and has spread to over 50 patients in 14 provinces and 4 Hanoi affiliated districts.

The Health Ministry on Friday evening confirmed 40 Covid-19 cases of community transmission and six imported infections.

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Jasmine Le