19 Bach Mai doctors and nurses in contact with Covid-19 cases tested negative

Currently, these 19 medical staff are still isolated on the 9th floor, the same day examination and treatment center, Bach Mai Hospital.

Previously, after there was information to trace the 3491 case, who had visited a cardiologist at the Department of Medical Examination on request on April 28, Bach Mai Hospital coordinated with the Hanoi Center for Disease Control to review, quarantine 19 health workers who had contact with this patient

On May 4-5, Bach Mai Hospital took the initiative to take samples to test all medical staff, patients and their family members. As of this morning, all results are negative.

“Patient 3491”, 68 years old, living in Dai Thanh apartment building, Ta Thanh Oai, Thanh Tri district, Hanoi, was recorded on May 11 by the Ministry of Health. He was a patient being treated at the Department of Urology, K Hospital, Tan Trieu campus, from April 27 to May 6.

On April 28, his son took him to Bach Mai Hospital for a cardiovascular examination to assess his health before the biopsy. He examined at the Department of Examination on request, echocardiography, electrocardiogram, and returned to K Hospital in the afternoon after having the results. According to the leader of Bach Mai Hospital, when coming into contact with this patient during his examination (before he was found to be positive for nCoV), the medical staff ensured epidemic prevention measures.


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