Ha Nam province police prosecuted the case to investigate the spread of Covid-19 suspected of being related to “patient 2899”, on May 4.
The case was prosecuted with a crime Spreading dangerous infectious diseases to humans, According to Article 240 of the Penal Code, Mr. Truong Quoc Huy, Chairman of Ha Nam Provincial People’s Committee, said.
With regard to “patient 2899” and the outbreak in Quan Nhan village, Dao Ly commune, Ly Nhan district, the Ha Nam provincial government has warned Mr. Wei Cao Phi, Director of the Medical Center of Ly Nhan district; Mr. Phan Thanh Quynh, Chairman of People’s Committee of Dao Ly Commune and Mr. Luong Thanh Ngoc, Head of Medical Station of Dao Ly Commune. Particularly, Mr. Phi was withdrawn from the list of candidates for the People’s Council of Ly Nhan district term 2021-2026. Mr. Quynh was withdrawn from the list of candidates for the People’s Council of Dao Ly commune, did not introduce his candidacy for the title of Chairman of Dao Ly commune for the term 2021-2026.
This is a strict action of the authorities to remind officials and people not to neglect the epidemic and to comply with the isolation regulations at home.
Previously, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked to examine, clarify the cause and handle the responsibilities of organizations and individuals that directly spread the epidemic in Ha Nam. One day later, on May 2, the head of Ha Nam province assigned the provincial police to review the file “patient 2899”, if there were enough grounds, it would be prosecuted for criminal responsibility.
The new outbreak started from Ha Nam on April 29 with the recognition of “patient 2899”, Mr. Nguyen Van Dai, 28 years old, ending more than a month the country did not recognize community infection. Mr. Dai is a worker from Japan on his return flight and is concentrated in Da Nang since April 7. Through three negative tests, he returned to his hometown in Quan Nhan village on April 22, but was said by the authorities that he had not strictly followed the regulations on self-isolation at home but still had festivals and meals with many people.
Currently, the epidemic has spread to six provinces including Ha Nam, Vinh Phuc, Hanoi, Yen Bai, Hung Yen, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, recording 37 cases of community infection.
Due to the spread of the disease, on March 30, Mr. Duong Tan Hau, a flight attendant of Vietnam Airlines, was sentenced to 2 years in prison by the People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City, but was given a suspended sentence for not complying with the provisions of the law on isolation. , Causing serious consequences.
Anh Hau is accused of causing a loss of 4,475 billion VND, including the cost of testing to screen for F1 and F2 cases and the isolation of close contact cases with patients.