Add 7 additional entry cases of isolated COV infection immediately

On the afternoon of January 28, the Ministry of Health recorded 7 more cases that were immediately quarantined. The total number of infections increased to 1,642.

Thus, on the day, 91 new cases were recorded, of which 84 cases of community infection in Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, and 7 people on entry were immediately isolated. Number of community infections including “patients 1552” and 1553 announced morning, noon added 82 patients.

7 people entering CoV infection, including:

“Patient 1554” Immediately after entering Ho Chi Minh City quarantine, a male, a Costa Rican nationality expert, 28 years old. Britain from the US entered Tan Son Nhat airport on January 24 on flight CX799. Sampling on January 25, the test results on January 26 at the Center for Disease Control in Ho Chi Minh City were positive for nCoV, the patient was treated at Cu Chi Field Hospital.

The remaining patients from numbers 1555 to 1560, are quarantined immediately after entering Da Nang City. They include 3 men and 3 women, aged 22 to 86, from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Tien Giang. They from the US transited Korea on flight KE 9024, entered Da Nang International Airport on flight VN 431 on January 13. The results of the 3rd test on January 27 at the Center for Disease Control of Da Nang City were positive for nCoV, they were treated at Da Nang Lung Hospital.

Previously, this flight had 5 cases positive for nCoV.

Thus, the total number of infections to 1,642, the number from 1,430, the number of deaths from Covid-19 is 35, four people died after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients remained healthy, of which 14 tested negative for nCoV once, 10 were negative for the second time, and 12 were negative for the third time.

The total number of people in close contact and entry from the epidemic zone is more than 21,000. In which, isolation is concentrated in hospital 120; more than 20,000 concentrated isolation, remaining at home or accommodation.

The Ministry of Health recommends that people continue to well implement the “5K Message”, especially wearing a mask and washing their hands with soap and antiseptic solution.

The world records more than 2 million people dying from COV in more than 100 million infected people. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.

Le Nga