An Giang traces escapee from COVID-19 quarantine camp hinh anh 1A COVID-19 quarantine zone in An Giang province's An Phu township (Photo:
An Giang (VNA) - Police in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang have been looking for a man who escaped from a quarantine establishment, Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Le Van Phuoc said on May 13.

Tran Van Nam, 28, from Kien An commune in An Giang province's Cho Moi district, returned to Vietnam illegally from Cambodia by boat through Khanh An commune, An Phu district.

He was detained by border forces and sent to a quarantine camp in Luong The Vinh High School in An Phu district on May 10 afternoon.

On May 11 morning, local forces found he had escaped from the quarantine establishment and not yet been tested for SARS-CoV-2.

The provincial steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control required the police, people's committees of districts, towns and city to urgently check hotels, motels and other places to find Nam.

The provincial People's Committee also requested the Department of Transport to notify bus stations in order to quickly find him, Phuoc said./.