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Hanoi records 133 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours


Hanoi Department of Health recorded 49 positive cases of nCoV from 12:00 to 18:00 on August 28, related to two current clusters of infections, bringing the total number of cases recorded in the day to 133. Nghe An added 68 cases.

At Hanoi, New cases recorded this afternoon include one in the community in Hoai Duc. The remaining 48 cases include 9 in isolation and 39 living in blockade in districts: Thanh Xuan, Dong Anh, Dan Phuong, Hoang Mai, My Duc, Dong Da, Thuong Tin and Ha Dong.

In particular, the outbreak in Thanh Xuan Trung, Thanh Xuan district, continued to record 39 new positive cases. The cluster related to Ho Chi Minh City recorded one more female, 19 years old, who is F1 who completed a month of isolation in Ho Chi Minh City. After that, she went to Bien Hoa, Dong Nai and then continued to take a car to Hanoi on August 26, and tested positive for nCoV on August 28.

At noon on August 28, Hanoi Department of Health recorded a community case in Hai Ba Trung district, male, 28 years old. He was a police officer participating in the blockade in Tho Quan ward, had a fever and stuffy nose from August 26, stayed at home on August 27, and tested positive on August 28.

The remaining 50 cases were recorded in districts including Thanh Xuan, Dong Da, Ba Dinh, Ha Dong, Dong Anh, Hoan Kiem, Thanh Tri, and Hoang Mai. In which, Thanh Xuan Trung ward continued to record 29 more cases.

On the morning of August 28, 33 new cases were recorded, including 32 people belonging to the cluster of cough and fever; a person detected through screening cough and fever is a medical worker, 32 years old, address in Nguyen Khe, Dong Anh. This person has not been out of town for the past two weeks.

Among the new cases, there are 25 cases belonging to the outbreak in Thanh Xuan Trung, Thanh Xuan district; a family of 4 in Kim Ma, Ba Dinh live in the blockade area.

Since the beginning of the fourth epidemic, Hanoi has recorded 3,091 infections (excluding the number of cases at central hospitals), including 1,534 community infections, 1,557 cases recorded in isolation areas. The outbreak in Thanh Xuan Trung recorded 256 infections since August 23 and tends to continue to increase.

Medical forces hold a list to take samples for testing for people in Thanh Xuan Trung ward, Thanh Xuan district, on August 26. Photo: Ngoc Thanh.

Nghe An Center for Disease Control From 6 pm on August 28 to tonight, the province has 68 positive cases of nCoV. Of these, 8 are isolated at home, located in the blockade area; The rest have been quarantined before.

Today’s cases are scattered in 10 localities. In which, Vinh city has 23 cases, Yen Thanh district 14 cases, Nam Dan 9 cases, Cua Lo town 7 cases..

From June 13 to now, the whole province of Nghe An has 1,350 infected and suspected cases of Covid-19. In which, the city has the most honor with 419 cases, Yen Thanh district 167 cases, Quynh Luu 146 cases..

Today is also the last day Vinh City applied urgent measures to prevent the epidemic when asking people to “stay at home for 7 days, starting from August 23. However, before the epidemic situation in the area is complicated. , Nghe An Provincial People’s Committee decided to extend for 3 more days to prevent the epidemic. Accordingly, the city with more than 500,000 people continued to “whereever you are”, until 0:00 on September 2.

From 6:00 p.m. on August 28 to 6:00 a.m. on August 29, Quang Binh Province recorded 31 more nCoV positive cases, including 30 community infections, in the districts of Quang Ninh, Quang Trach, Bo Trach and Dong Hoi city. The total number of infections in this province is up to 411 cases, with more than 4,900 F1, nearly 7,000 F2.

With the situation of infections and F1 continuously detected in the community in recent days, Dong Hoi City is studying to isolate F1 at home. “The city is studying F1 isolation at home, in order to fully prepare for situations. However, it is still focusing on concentrated F1 isolation,” said Mr. Hoang Ngoc Dan, Chairman of Dong Hoi City People’s Committee.

Mr. Dan said, the difficulty in isolating F1 at home is that the screening of F1 subjects according to the regulations of the Ministry of Health is very complicated, not everyone is eligible for home isolation.

Currently, Dong Hoi city has recorded 158 positive cases of nCoV, with nearly 1,400 F1, more than 1,100 F2. The city has 4 concentrated isolation areas, isolating more than 2,100 people, isolating people in many other localities in the province. Mr. Dan said he is urgently looking for locations, expanding 2-3 more isolation areas.

Quang Binh CDC staff tests samples.  Photo: Nguyen Hoang

Quang Binh CDC staff tests samples. Photo: Nguyen Hoang

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