All health workers nationwide are required to test Covid-19

On January 29, the Ministry of Health asked all medical facilities to urgently take samples for nCoV testing with all medical staff.

The request was stated in his telegram to the health facilities by Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son on strengthening Covid-19 infection control measures.

“Medical facilities in coordination with disease control agencies or hospitals capable of testing nCoV using Realtime RT-PCR technique can apply the pooled sample method, to urgently collect all samples for testing. medical staff, “directed by Vice Minister Son.

Hospitals also take samples of all patients in the emergency departments, emergency resuscitation, intensive care and random sampling of at least 30% of the inpatients in the remaining departments, for screening testing. early detection of disease risks.

Patients treating chronic diseases are prescribed by the hospital, dispensing medicine at home for a longer time, up to 3 months.

According to the Ministry of Health, Hai Duong, Quang Ninh has discovered a new outbreak in the community after 57 days there has been no outbreak in the community. The Hai Duong cases are related to a confirmed case in Japan infected with the “super infectious” variant virus B.1.1.7. Therefore, the epidemic situation is assessed by the Health Ministry as a complicated development.

Over the past two days, the Ministry of Health has announced 93 cases of Covid-19 in the community in Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Hanoi, Hai Phong and Bac Ninh.

Le Nga