Health

A man returning from Germany got Covid-19


“Patient 2572”, female, 56 years old, in Thanh Cao commune, Thanh Oai district, Hanoi city. This person from Germany entered Tan Son Nhat airport on March 11, tested positive on March 19 for nCoV. Currently the patient is being treated at the Medical Center of Long Dien district.

Thus, today only one more entry infection case is added. The number of community infections in the past month and a half was 908, recorded in 13 provinces including Hai Duong (724), Quang Ninh (61), Ho Chi Minh City (36), Hanoi (35), Gia Lai (27), Binh. Duong (6), Bac Ninh (5), Hai Phong (4), Dien Bien (3), Hoa Binh, Hung Yen and Bac Giang each with 2 shifts, Ha Giang one shift.

Total cumulative cases from the beginning of the epidemic to now are 2,572, out of 2,198. The death toll from Covid-19 was 35, with four deaths after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients were in stable health, of which 37 people tested negative for nCoV once, 18 were negative for the second time, and 63 were negative for the third time.

According to the National Expanded Immunization Program (TCMR), on March 19 an additional 3,425 people were vaccinated against Covid-19, bringing the total to 30,971 people. They are all staff and medical staff directly treating Covid-19 patients, medical staff perform tasks such as sampling, testing, tracing, members of Covid-19 groups. community and Steering Committee for epidemic prevention.

Medical facilities include Viet Tiep Hospital Facility 2, Khanh Hoa Tropical Hospital, Lung Hospital Da Nang, Gia Lai Field Hospital, Dong Thap Muoi General Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases. ended injections in this batch. From now to the end of March, TCMR will organize specialized training courses for the remaining 44 provinces to be ready for implementation when the next vaccine wave returns to Vietnam.

Vietnam currently has 117,500 doses of Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine serving the National Open Immunization Program. The Ministry of Health decided to distribute vaccines in advance to 13 provinces, including 14 Centers for Disease Control and 21 Covid-19 treatment facilities.

The Ministry of Health recommends that people continue to strictly comply with the 5K requirement, especially wearing masks, do not gather people and strictly follow epidemic prevention guidelines at offices, agencies, factories, and factories. , production facilities ensure working safety.

According to the Center for Emergency Response to Public Health Events in Vietnam, the world has recorded more than 2.6 million deaths from Covid-19 out of more than 122 million infected. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.

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