Hanoi adds 43 more suspected cases of Covid-19

Hanoi Department of Health recorded 24 more nCoV-positive cases between 6am and 12pm on August 4, related to three current clusters of infections, bringing the total number of cases recorded in the morning to 43.

The Ministry of Health has not determined the number of these cases, which are considered as suspected infections.

24 positive cases recorded this afternoon include 21 people with cough and fever and related people, two related people at 90 Nguyen Khuyen, one working at SEI Company, related to Bac Giang.

Of 24 new infections, there are 8 people in Thanh Tri, 5 people in Dong Anh, 3 people in Thanh Xuan; Two Ba Trung, Hoan Kiem, and Hoang Mai two people each; Bac Tu Liem and Thuong Tin have one person each. No new cluster infections in Thanh Nga Company were recorded this afternoon.

On the morning of August 4, Hanoi recorded 19 new positive cases, including 16 people with cough and fever and related people, two related to a pharmacy in 95 Lang Ha, one working at SEI Company in Thang Long Industrial Park. .

19 new positive cases were recorded scatteredly by location, including 4 in Hai Ba Trung, 3 in Thanh Tri, 3 in Dong Da, 2 in Thanh Xuan, 2 in Thuong Tin; Dong Anh, Thach That, Ung Hoa, Cau Giay, and Nam Tu Liem have one shift each.

In which, there are three people related to a new infection cluster that arose at Thanh Nga Food Company, classified as a cluster of cough fever and related people. They live in Hai Ba Trung district, including male, 17 years old, in Vinh Tuy, male, 27 years old in Quynh Mai, 55 years old female in Minh Khai.

Thus, from July 5 to now, Hanoi has recorded 1,184 infections, belonging to 11 clusters of infections. The cluster of cough and fever infections and related people recorded a total of 546 cases, the new cluster of infections in Thanh Nga Food Company recorded 50 cases in four days from August 1 to 4.

Health workers record a list to take samples for testing for small traders at Long Bien market, Hanoi, the night of August 1. Photo: Giang Huy.



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