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An 8-month-old girl in Binh Duong was positive for nCoV


Binh DuongAn 8-month-old girl, the child of “patient 1886”, in Ca Na hamlet, An Binh commune, on the morning of February 4, tested positive for nCoV.

Doctor Nguyen Hong Chuong, Director of the Department of Health of Binh Duong Province, said that the girl was the 5th person to be infected from “patient 1801”, by her mother, “patient 1886”, contacted her. The baby has been quarantined from before, so it is unlikely to infect the community, according to Chuong.

Currently the Ministry of Health has not recorded this positive case, so it is considered a suspected case. All 5 positive people in Binh Duong live in Ca Na hamlet, An Binh commune, Phu Giao district. 388 households with more than 1,500 people in Ca Na hamlet, were blocked from January 31.

Functional forces spray disinfection spray on the streets of Thu Dau Mot city on February 4 morning. Image: Moon Trieu

At Binh Duong General Hospital, patients treated in the Department of Trauma and Orthopedics have contacted “patient 1843”, a medical doctor in two departments, until this morning all tested negative for nCoV. The two departments of Trauma and Orthopedics and the Department of Neurosurgery were unfinished from the morning of February 4.

524 F1 of “patient 1843” tested negative once, of which 268 F1 related to the locations the patient used to go to, 256 F1 were students from Thu Dau Mot University (the same patient school). Ly gathered at the Provincial Military School.

An outbreak from Binh Duong was recorded as coming from a 55-year-old woman, a “1801 patient”, who had come back to Hai Duong for a wedding. This person is infectious to three people living in the same hamlet, and this 8-month-old girl has not been announced by the Ministry of Health.

Nguyet Trieu – Phuoc Tuan

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