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Doctor Cho Ray supports Kien Giang hospital against epidemics


Director of Cho Ray Hospital Nguyen Tri Thuc brought 11 doctors and nurses to support Kien Giang in fighting the epidemic, advising on setting up a Covid-19 treatment unit.

The delegation on September 23 surveyed at Thu Dung Center, treated Covid-19 as well as advised on the problem of streamlining, collection and treatment of patients infected with Covid-19. This center was established on the basis of Oncology Hospital and the old facility of Kien Giang Provincial General Hospital, with a scale of 1,800 beds, operating since September 12.

This morning, the delegation met with leaders of the People’s Committee of Kien Giang province to discuss epidemic prevention plans.

Doctor Nguyen Tri Thuc, Director of Cho Ray Hospital (white shirt, center) surveyed at Thu Dung Center, treating Covid-19 in Kien Giang, on the afternoon of September 23. Photo: Hospital provided.

Doctor Thuc said that since the end of last week, Cho Ray has sent 5 doctors and nurses to provide professional support in severe and critical F0 emergency resuscitation, at the request of Kien Giang in the context of complicated epidemic developments in Vietnam. conscious. The group of 5 supporters includes Doctor Pham Minh Huy (Department of Emergency Resuscitation), Doctor Nguyen Van Thuan (Department of Tropical Diseases), Doctor Nguyen Xuan Nhat Duy (Department of Infection Control), nurse Dong Nguyen Phuong Uyen, nurse Le Thi Hong Tham (Department of Emergency Resuscitation).

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, Cho Ray doctors and nurses regularly provide aid to hot spots such as Bac Giang, Hai Duong, Gia Lai, Da Nang, Binh Thuan, Tay Ninh, etc. Kien Giang hospital against the epidemic.

As of September 23, Kien Giang detected 4,874 infections. Yesterday, Kien Giang was one of the three provinces that recorded the highest number of infections compared to the previous day (up 26 cases), next to Tay Ninh (up 38 cases) and Dak Lak (up 25 cases).

The outbreak in Kien Giang’s Phu Quoc was discovered on September 21 when the distance was eased, so far, 73 cases have been recorded, bringing the total number of cases in the city to 78 cases. The community transmission cluster here comes from two couples, in which the husband is a porter at Vinh Dam port, and the wife sells vermicelli noodles at An Thoi market. The locality is deploying total efforts to suppress the epidemic to trace all F0 and F1.

Le Phuong