On the afternoon of January 11, the Ministry of Health recorded a positive case of nCoV, a Polish male expert entered isolated in Ho Chi Minh City.
“Patient 1515”57 years old, from Qatar entered Tan Son Nhat Airport on flight QR970 on January 9. Test results on 10/1 at the Center for Disease Control Ho Chi Minh City positive for nCoV, patient treated at Cu Chi Field Hospital.
Thus, the number of cases increased to 1,515, the number from 1,361. The death toll from Covid-19 is 35, with four deaths after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients were in stable health, in which 9 people tested negative for nCoV once, 8 were negative for the second time, and 8 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 concentrated in the hospital nearly 150; more than 15,000 concentrated isolation, remaining at home or accommodation.
Viet Nam has not recorded a new infection for 38 days in the community. 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 1.9 million deaths from COV in more than 90 million infected people. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.