41 preschool babies Covid-19 test

HCMC41 students and 15 teachers at Vuon Tuoi Tho Kindergarten, along with nearly 100 people living in Tecco Linh Dong apartment, Thu Duc city, on May 7 morning, were tested for nCoV.

The director of the Thu Duc Preventive Medicine Center, Nguyen Van Chuc, said a child attended the Tuoi Tho Kindergarten in the Tecco Linh Trung apartment complex, and shared a flight VN113 from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City , on May 3 there is “patient 2999”. This case was later recorded in Dong Nai.

After 2999 had a positive test result, through epidemiological tracing, the baby and three other family members were centrally isolated, and the test result was negative once.

To ensure the safety against epidemics and avoid infection to the community, Thu Duc City Medical Center and Linh Dong Ward Medical Station took 150 samples for screening at Tecco Linh Trung apartment, including 41 students, 15 Teachers of Vuon Tuoi Kindergarten, the rest are residents of the apartment building.

Mr. Phan Phuoc Thanh, a child in a class next to the class with a child in isolation, shared that when he received the notice to take his child for a nCoV test, his family was a little worried. However, he signed up for the whole family for the same test for peace of mind.

Tuoi Tho Kindergarten also gives students a break from today, May 7.

Medical staff took samples to test nCoV for babies in Tecco Linh Dong apartment, May 7 morning. Image: Letter Anh.

After the ceremony of April 30, May 1, more than 90,000 students and teachers left Ho Chi Minh City for vacation or returned to their hometowns and returned to the city. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Ho Chi Minh City identified 15 people sharing a flight with Covid-19 in Dong Nai, who were students in districts 1, 5, Binh Thanh, Go Vap, Phu Nhuan, Tan Phu and Ho Chi Minh City. Thu Duc. All children are now focused on isolation.

City students will stop coming to school from May 10, moving to online learning until the end of the 2020-2021 school year.

Doctor Chuc said that each district in Thu Duc City will take 200 random samples for nCoV screening every day, from May 5. Up to now, about 500 samples have been collected at university dormitories, residential areas and areas with F1 and F2 of Covid-19 in the area.

According to CDC’s guidance to monitor people returning from epidemic zones, the city is centrally isolated and tested with all passengers on the same flight, the bus with Covid-19 patient, people coming from localities. implementation of the social gap according to Directive 16 of the Prime Minister.

Regarding the suspected case in Cambodia that tested positive for nCoV after immigration, while waiting for the test result to confirm, the city treated the epidemic as a new case. 21 cases of exposure have had negative results. Other cases involving Covid patients are being continued to be traced.

On May 6, Ho Chi Minh City did not record new infections. All people returning to the city after the April 30 – May 1 holiday season must make a medical report. 2,550 people are concentrated in isolation, 384 cases are isolated at home and accommodation.

From April 30, the city expanded to take samples for random monitoring and surveillance of at-risk areas such as hospitals, tourist areas, markets, airports, commercial centers, restaurants, restaurants, logistics services. 6,344 samples tested negative.

The total number of Covid-19 cases accumulated since the beginning of the epidemic in 2020 in the city is 264, of which 240 cases have been cured, 24 are under treatment.

Letter Anh


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