F0 ventilator in Hanoi increased

The Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the evening of January 18 recorded 2,935 cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.

Today’s cases are distributed in 30 districts, towns and cities. Some districts and districts recorded many patients during the day such as: Dong Da 136; Hoang Mai 133; Gia Lam 118; Dong Anh 109.

The Department of Medical Examination and Treatment (Ministry of Health) recorded that as of January 18, Hanoi had 634 severe and critical cases, an increase of 14.7% compared to the average one week ago. In which, the patient who breathed oxygen through the glasses the most was 554 cases, an increase of 14.5%. The number of mechanically ventilated patients increased, including: 25 high-flow mechanical ventilation (HFNC) patients, an increase of 25%; 13 patients with noninvasive ventilation, an increase of 19.7% and 42 patients with invasive ventilation, an increase of 14%. There are no patients on dialysis and running ECMO.

As of January 17, the whole city is treating more than 61,100 cases, of which more than 50,500 F0 are being treated at home, an increase compared to nearly a week ago (40,500 F0 treated at home on January 11).

Vaccination results for people over 18 years old reached 99.6% of the first dose and 99.3% of the second dose. The injection rate for people over 50 years old reached 99.2% of the first dose and 98% of the second dose. 99.7% of children 12-14 years old get the first dose and 97.5% get the second dose; Children 15-17 years old, the rate of injection is 99.6% for the first dose and 97.3% for the second dose.

In the past few days, the number of new cases in Hanoi has approached 3,000 and is distributed in all 30 districts. The city has added anti-epidemic measures such as setting up an “online medical station” to receive information online, answer questions and guide people to treat Covid-19 at home, and mobilize ward officials and medical staff. station, volunteer doctors… participate. 30,000 doses of the antiviral drug molnupiravir were given to F0 for home treatment. The city still has medicine in reserve, and at the same time, it is proposed to the Ministry of Health to provide more than 200,000 doses, ensuring that the amount of antiviral drugs for F0 is eligible for use.

The total number of cases in Hanoi during the 4th outbreak (since February 29) is 97,260 cases.

An ambulance driver at the 115 central emergency station transported emergency patients in December 2021. Photo: Giang Huy

Thuy Quynh