Health

2,261 people exposed to four cases of nCoV in HCMC tested negative


The Center for Disease Control in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of December 5, announced 861 F1, 1,400 F2 tested negative, and 384 samples were still tested for the community to wait for the results.

Over the past few days, the health sector has sampled 2,916 people exposed to four positive cases including “patient 1342”, 1347, 1348, 1349. Of these, there are 861 F1, 1,400 F2 and 655 community review samples including teachers, students, students.

Up to this morning, 861 F1 cases, including 260 F1 near close contact, and 601 F1 in distant contact, were all negative. All 1,400 F2 participants were also negative. Thus, all F1 and F2 of four patients tested negative.

With 655 community screening samples, 271 people have now tested negative, while 384 people are waiting for the results.

The city has spent three days with no new cases of Covid-19 being reported in the community.

Dr. Nguyen Tri Dung, Director of the Center for Disease Control in Ho Chi Minh City, said four patients with domestic infections recorded in 4 days from November 28 to December 1, their health is now stable, with no symptoms. often.

“Patient 1342”, before the test positive, appeared some mild symptoms such as fatigue, nasal congestion, sore throat, sputum, decreased appetite. The remaining three patients reported no symptoms of Covid-19.

Today, the city has 295 quarantined people at gathering points, 566 isolated people at home and accommodation.

Le Phuong