An additional 8 cases of Covid-19 at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases

HanoiThe Ministry of Health on May 6 morning recorded 8 cases of positive nCoV, are patients being treated at the hospital, bringing the total number of cases here to 22.

8 new cases were recorded from numbers 3023-3030. Thus, in the past 24 hours, another 34 cases were positive for nCoV, of which 22 cases at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

The batch of cases was discovered after a doctor from a hospital abroad tested positive for nCoV on May 4.

Initially, the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases stated that this was a cluster of Covid-19 cases caused by infection in the hospital’s inpatient treatment area at the Kim Chung facility. Medical quarantine hospital from 5/5 to 19/5.

The Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases requires those who have been to facility 2 in Dong Anh during the period from April 14 to May 4 to immediately contact the nearest medical agency.

The total number of community infections since April 27 to date recorded in 10 provinces is 64, including Ha Nam and Vinh Phuc, both 14, Hanoi 27 (in which the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases 22), Hung Yen. and Da Nang both 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Quang Nam, Dong Nai, Hai Duong and Yen Bai both one case.

According to the national vaccination program, on May 2, there were 90,417 more people vaccinated with Covid-19, bringing the total number of people vaccinated to 675,956 people in 48 provinces and cities.

The total number of people in close contact and entry from the epidemic area under medical quarantine is over 40,000. In particular, the number of isolated people concentrated in the hospital is 560, at other facilities more than 22,000, the rest are isolated at home and at the residence.

According to the Center for Emergency Response to the Public Health Events of Vietnam, the world recorded about 155 million Covid-19 cases, of which more than 3.2 million people died. Number one in the number of cases is the US, followed by India and Brazil.

The Ministry of Health of Vietnam warns that the risk of infection from outside into our country is very high if the border is not tightly controlled. People are advised to strictly follow the 5K rule.

Le Nga