FPT University in Hanoi put on lockdown as one student contracts Covid-19
The campus of FPT University at Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park in Hanoi. The school was put under lockdown on January 31 after a student tested positive for Covid-19 – PHOTO: LDO
HCMC – FPT University located at Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park in Hanoi’s Thach That District was put under lockdown on January 31 as a 21-year-old student of the Faculty of Software Engineering tested positive for Covid-19.
The student was later confirmed by the Health Ministry as Vietnam’s 1,815th coronavirus patient. He resides at Dream Land apartment building, My Dinh 2 Ward, Nam Tu Liem District.
Earlier, from January 23 to 24, he went to Sao Do Town, Chi Linh City, Hai Duong Province, which is now the country’s main coronavirus hotspot, to attend the wedding of his older brother.
Between January 25 and 29, he attended school in the daytime and returned to his apartment, where he lives with his parents, in the evening. The student developed symptoms of coughing, a sore throat and fatigue on January 28 and rested at home until January 30.
The student and his mother were both confirmed to be infected with Covid-19 and were taken to a quarantine center for further monitoring and treatment.
Le Truong Tung, president of FPT University, said that 47 students and five lecturers had come into close contact with the patient.
Earlier, to prevent the spread of the virus, the school had asked all of the students, lecturers and employees who had visited the school since January 25 to undergo quarantine, suspend all of their on-going and planned trips and make health declarations.
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