Bac Ninh establishes two more field hospitals

Two hospitals with 700 beds, today were set up in two major outbreaks, Thuan Thanh and Bac Ninh City, to treat Covid-19 patients.

Inside, Field Hospital No. 3 has a scale of 200 beds, established at Thuan Thanh District Medical Center, Gia Dong Commune, Thuan Thanh District. The field hospital No. 4, with a scale of 500 beds, was established at the Lung and Traditional Medicine Hospital, Vu Ninh Ward, Bac Ninh City.

Every hospital divided into 3 areas including areas for patient examination, classification and monitoring; positive patient treatment area; stable positive patient treatment area.

Before that, Bac Ninh established two field institutes at Gia Binh District Medical Center and Tien Du District Medical Center. In which, Gia Binh facility organizes to receive and treat positive patients from Thuan Thanh, Luong Tai and Que Vo; Tien Du facility receives patients in Tu Son town, Yen Phong district, Bac Ninh city. All four hospitals are directly managed by the Department of Health.

In addition, Bac Ninh also established an infectious field hospital at the Political Officer School, Ve An ward, Bac Ninh city managed by the Ministry of Defense, with a scale of 300 beds, and has been put into operation.

Thus, Bac Ninh has established 5 field hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients.

Other hospitals in the area also receive serious patients such as the provincial general hospital, Obstetrics and pediatrics hospital receiving patients of obstetrics and pediatrics specialties. The Dermatology Hospital organizes to receive examination, monitoring, treatment, and sampling of suspected cases of F1 patients, with a maximum of 60 beds.

Today, “Patient 3760”, 67 years old, address Thuan Thanh, Bac Ninh, being treated at the Provincial General Hospital died after three stops of circulation. Caused by septic shock, pneumonia caused by nCoV infection, heart failure in patients with hypertension, hypothyroidism, diabetes, and obesity. The remaining number of critically ill patients is 30.

Bac Ninh Provincial Center for Disease Control took samples for testing for F1 and F2 people in Luong Tai and Tu Son town. Image:Bac Ninh Department of Health

The Ministry of Health tonight recorded 115 nCoV positive cases in the country, of which Bac Ninh 64, bringing the total number of cases to 624. The health sector continued to trace, taking 393,637 samples; in which, 384,929 samples had results; 8,708 samples are pending.

Secretary of the Bac Ninh Provincial Party Committee Dao Hong Lan said that the province is focusing on fighting the epidemic at four key points in Mao Dien commune, Thuan Thanh district (where the first outbreak appeared on May 5); industrial area; isolation areas, medical facilities; about 30,000 Bac Giang people work in Bac Ninh and about 3,600 Bac Ninh people work in Bac Giang.

Bac Ninh has established 6,700 community Covid groups and 7,000 Covid safety groups in enterprises. Set up more than 100 checkpoints to monitor people not going out after 8pm and people entering the city from epidemic areas.

Thuy An

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