An additional 9 people entered CoV infection

On January 1, the Ministry of Health recorded positive nCoV cases, all of whom entered quarantine immediately in Khanh Hoa, Binh Duong and Long An. Total infections increased to 1,474.

“Patient 1466”, male, 35 years old, from Hung Yen City, Hung Yen Province. “Patient 1467” male, 38 years old, from Thanh Ha district, Hai Duong province. “Patient 1468”, male, 51 years old, in Thanh Chuong district, Nghe An province. These three people from Russia entered Cam Ranh airport on flight VN5062 on December 25, isolated in Khanh Hoa province. Test results once a day, 25/12 were negative; Sampling for the second time on December 30th, test results at the Center for Disease Control of Khanh Hoa province positive for nCoV, patients treated at Hospital for Tropical Diseases Khanh Hoa province

Previously, on this flight, there were 9 cases of positive for nCoV.

“Patient 1469”, male, 32 years old, in Hai Chau district, Da Nang city. “Patient 1470”, female, 40 years old, in Ba Vi district, and “patient 1471 “, male, 37 years old, in Chuong My district, Hanoi city. “Patient 1472”, male, 29 years old, in Kim Thanh district, and “patient 1473”, male, 37 years old, in Thanh Ha district, Hai Duong province. They from Germany entered Tan Son Nhat airport on flight VN30 on December 30, isolated in Binh Duong province. Test results on December 31st at Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City were positive for nCoV, patients were treated at Binh Duong General Hospital.

“Patient 1474”, male, 50 years old, in District 7, HCMC. He from Canada transited Incheon Airport (South Korea), then entered Tan Son Nhat Airport on flight VN405 on December 29, isolated in Long An province. Sampling on December 30, the test results at the Center for Disease Control of Long An province and the Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City were both positive for nCoV, the patient was treated at Long An Provincial General Hospital.

Thus, the total cases increased to 1,474, the total was from 1,325. The death toll from Covid-19 was 35, with four deaths after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients remained healthy, of which 7 tested negative for nCoV once, 11 were negative for the second time, and 10 were negative for the third time.

The total number of people in close contact and entry from the epidemic zone is more than 17,000. In which, isolation is concentrated in hospital 150; more than 15,000 concentrated isolation, remaining at home or accommodation.

Vietnam has not recorded a new infection in the community for 30 days. However, the risk of infiltration is always permanent, especially when increasing the number of flights to bring Vietnamese citizens and water experts. Authorities always warn of the risk of epidemic infiltration from unauthorized entry.

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 1.7 million deaths from COV in more than 83 million infected people. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.


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