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Man enters Vietnam illegally after escaping from quarantine camp in Cambodia

Man enters Vietnam illegally after escaping from quarantine camp in Cambodia

Sunday, March 07, 2021, 15:36 GMT+7
Man enters Vietnam illegally after escaping from quarantine camp in Cambodia
The ID of Nguyen Van Hau. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

Authorities in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang are searching for a Vietnamese man who escaped from a quarantine facility in Cambodia and entered Vietnam illegally.

The provincial Department of Public Security and border guard unit are looking for Nguyen Van Hau, 29, who hails from the northern province of Hai Duong, the Vietnam News Agency reported.

Hau previously stayed with three other Vietnamese nationals at a quarantine facility inside Yongyuan Casino in Cambodia.

On Saturday morning, Cambodian authorities informed the An Giang People’s Committee that Hau had escaped from the quarantine camp and entered Vietnam illegally in An Phu District, An Giang Province.

Cambodian authorities added that they had tested 723 people at the quarantine facility for COVID-19 twice on February 24 and 25.

Only one result came back positive for the novel coronavirus, and the result belonged to a Chinese man.

The An Giang steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control has ordered police and border guard officers to promptly verify the information and search for Hau.

Local residents have also been asked to report to competent authorities if they notice any stranger in their neighborhoods.

An Giang currently has no local COVID-19 infections, but the risk of virus spread from border jumper is still high, especially in An Phu District, which shares a 42.5 kilometer border with Cambodia.

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