He said the forces have continuously controlled well the border areas and effectively quarantined suspected cases.

At the teleconference

As of February 17, the army received over 2,290 citizens coming backing home from disease-affected areas, and quarantined them at 14 military locations.

Border guards in seven Vietnam-China border provinces have coordinated with the police, customs officials and militiamen in keeping a close watch over the disease.

So far, Vietnam has recorded 16 infection cases with 14 being successfully treated and the other two in good health.

Source: VNA