Heavy F0 in Hanoi increased

Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the evening of January 9 recorded 2,811 cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours; 429 severe and critical cases.

The Ministry of Health did not record any deaths in the city today. As of January 8, Hanoi had 429 severe and critical cases, an increase of 16.4% compared to the average one week ago. In which, 380 cases of oxygen breathing through glasses, an increase of 26.2%. In which, 9 cases of high flow mechanical ventilation (HFNC), 7 non-invasive mechanical ventilation, 30 invasive mechanical ventilation cases, decreased by 62%, 35.5% and 3.7% respectively compared to the average one week ago. Three patients were on dialysis, none of them required ECMO intervention.

Today’s infections are distributed in 405 communes, wards and towns in 30/30 districts, towns. Some districts and districts recorded many patients during the day such as: Dong Da 136; Hai Ba Trung 123; Bac Tu Liem 112; Ba Dinh 105; Ha Dong 102.

As of January 8, the whole city is treating more than 43,600 cases, of which, nearly 34,000 F0 are isolated and treated at home, an increase compared to nearly a week ago (22,000 F0 treated at home on 3/02). first).

Over the past half-month, Hanoi has been leading the country in the number of new cases per day. The city’s anti-epidemic solutions are to increase vaccination; Timely supply of drugs and tight management of F0 at home, minimizing the need for treatment floors. The city has increased treatment of mild and asymptomatic F0 at home, reducing the load on upper-level health care so that hospitals can focus on treating people with moderate and severe symptoms.

In terms of mortality reduction, the key is to properly stratify patients for timely referral. The Department of Health on January 6 adjusted the F0 stratification for the 6th time, dividing management according to the risk level of F0 instead of based on risk factors for aggravation as before. Specifically, third floor is F0 with an emergency condition, SpO2 (blood oxygen concentration index) below 90%, treated at central hospitals and first-class hospitals in Hanoi such as Thanh Nhan, Duc Giang, Ha Dong, and Saint Paul. , Son Tay; second floor is F0 with unstable underlying disease, pregnant women or just gave birth, children under 3 months old, with SpO2 from 90-96%, will be treated at district hospitals; first floor is F0 mild, low or moderate risk.

The total number of infections in Hanoi during the 4th outbreak (from April 29 to now) is 70,958 cases.

Doctor at the 115 central emergency station on the way to the mobile medical station transporting F0, December 2021. Photo: Giang Huy

Thuy Quynh