Health

Many provinces have outbreaks of unknown sources of infection


Da Nang recorded two cases of infection were restaurant employees; Quang Ninh added 7 cases, of which 4 were in Dong Trieu town; Bac Giang discovered a chain of 9 cases in Bo Ha, all of which were unknown sources of infection.

On the morning of November 3, Department of Health Danang said that the two new cases are female, a waitress at a large restaurant on Pham Van Dong street (Son Tra district). Both have had the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Doctor Pham Hong Nam, director of the Son Tra District Medical Center, said that two people were found to be infected with nCoV when they went to Hospital 199 (Ministry of Public Security) to take samples for screening test.

The two girls, both from Quang Nam, went to Da Nang to stay in Son Tra district. Three days before being found positive, they served at the bar, went to the bank, and ate at many locations. A person who used to return to his hometown in Dien Ban town (Quang Nam) attended the wedding on October 31.

On the night of November 2, the health sector of Son Tra district took samples to test more than 70 people working at the restaurant with two positive cases, negative rapid test, waiting for PCR results. People in the accommodation of these two cases were also sampled for testing. This is the 4th community cluster in Da Nang in the past two weeks.

On October 20, two men living on Le Duan Street (Thanh Khe District) were found to have Covid-19. One of the two returned from Ho Chi Minh City to attend the funeral of many people. A person who returned from epidemic level 3 in Ho Chi Minh City, did not comply with home isolation, was discovered on October 31. One is a driver, who has been to Hanoi and Dak Nong, discovered on November 1.

The city is in epidemic level 2 (yellow zone). From July 10 to now, Da Nang has recorded 4,728 cases of Covid-19.

To date, Da Nang has received more than 1.124 million doses of vaccine and injected more than 1,094 million doses. The number of people who have injected the first dose is 858,294 (estimated to reach 100% of people over 18 years old); 236,017 people injected with two doses. From November 2, the locality started the Pfizer vaccination campaign for 102,100 children aged 12 to 17, expected to be completed in the last two months of the year.

Provincial Center for Disease Control Quang Ninh On November 2, 5 more Covid-19 cases were recorded in Dong Trieu 5 town, Ha Long 1 city and Hai Ha 1 district.

In Dong Trieu town, the two cases are husband and wife in hamlet 1, Hong Thai Tay commune. On the morning of November 2, the wife went to Quang Ninh Lung Hospital for medical examination, quickly tested negative for nCoV, took an X-ray image of lung damage, then tested positive for Covid-19. The husband was also sampled for testing. Provincial CDC tested by RT-PCR method, the result was positive for nCoV.

The 25 patients and 12 medical staff at the Lung Hospital related to these two cases are isolated at the hospital.

One case in Hong Thai Dong commune is a female worker working in Hai Phong, found to have Covid-19 on the afternoon of November 2. This person daily commutes between Dong Trieu and Hai Phong. This man’s husband also tested positive for nCoV.

One case in Trang Bach area, Hoang Que ward, related to the outbreak of Viet Duc Friendship Hospital (Hanoi City) due to taking care of relatives at the hospital. This person has been isolated and tested 6 times with negative results. Returning to the locality to isolate at home from October 25 to 31, one-time RT-PCR test was negative. On November 1, this person went to the Vietnam – Sweden Hospital Uong Bi for RT-PCR test to prepare to take his family for treatment at Viet Duc Friendship Hospital, the next day the result was positive.

Medical staff take samples to test people related to F0s in Dong Trieu town. Photo: Nguyen Hoa

An infected case in Ha Long City, was found to have Covid-19 when testing services at the general clinic of the Quang Ninh CDC. On October 30, this person went from Ha Long to Phu Gia street, Thanh Son town, Phu Tho and returned to Ha Long on the afternoon of October 31. Due to contact with F1 in Phu Tho, on the morning of November 2, this person tested for Covid-19, the result was positive.

One case in Hai Ha district, from Ho Chi Minh City to Quang Ninh, is isolated, so there is no risk of spreading the disease to the community.

In the fourth outbreak, Quang Ninh recorded 34 cases of Covid-19 in the community. Currently, the quarantine checkpoints at the gateway to the province connecting to Hai Phong, Hai Duong, Lang Son and Bac Giang are still operating; The province is still stopping karaoke, discotheques, bars.

Hai Phong blockade a workshop of LG Display Vietnam Co., Ltd. with nearly 160 employees, related to the case in Hong Thai Dong commune, Quang Ninh, mentioned above.

On November 3, the Management Board of Hai Phong Economic Zone said that this case has not been identified as a source of infection. This female worker has had 2 vaccinations. The functional forces have traced 131 F1, 83 F2; spray disinfectant at LG company; sampling for testing of contacts, concentrated isolation of 12 high-risk F1, 36 F1 waiting for test results…

From the beginning of 2021 to November 3, Hai Phong recorded 103 cases, especially the 4th outbreak recorded 97 cases (50 communities, 47 imported cases).

Bac Giang Yesterday recorded 17 new cases. In which, one case in the concentrated isolation area is F1 related to the epidemic point in Thuong Lan commune, Viet Yen district, which started on October 26; The 6 cases in the concentrated isolation area are F1 related to the outbreak in the Industrial Park, which started on October 28.

An F0 went from Bac Ninh province to Bo Ha town and Huong Vi commune, Yen The district from October 29-31, and detected 8 more F0s. This is a new epidemic point arising during the day, with very complicated developments because F0s come into contact with many people (related to restaurants, wedding parties, schools). Another F0 from Ninh Hiep epidemic area (Hanoi City) returned to the province.

Bac Giang is treating 35 patients, 55 patients have been transferred to the No. II Field Hospital of Bac Giang province for treatment and three patients have been transferred to the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases for treatment.

Previously, from October 26, Bac Giang had two clusters of infections in Thuong Lan commune, Viet Yen district, which were initially controlled, recording 22 F0. In the past three days, this cluster of cases has not generated any more F0.

The beam at Luxshare – ICT Vietnam Co., Ltd in Quang Chau Industrial Park recorded 22 F0. This outbreak has not detected more F0 for two days.

According to the report of the Department of Health, in the last 24 hours Phu-Tho recorded 92 new cases, mainly in Viet Tri, including F1 or blockade areas, people returning from epidemic areas and cases in the community. In total, from October 14 to now, Phu Tho has detected 823 infections.

According to the health sector, the epidemic situation is still very complicated and unpredictable, there have been a number of new outbreaks in Thanh Son and Tan Son districts. The epidemic has penetrated many businesses and a number of agencies, administrative and non-business units, affecting directing, operating and production and business activities.

The field hospital of Phu Tho province No. 1 is treating 309 cases, of which 12 moderate cases are being treated with drugs; 297 cases were mild, asymptomatic. Phu Tho Provincial Field Hospital No. 2 is treating 161 cases, all of which are mild and asymptomatic. The district field hospital is treating 94 mild, asymptomatic cases (Lam Thao 44 cases, Thanh Son 50 cases).

Viet Tri (the hottest spot in Phu Tho) is monitoring and treating 94 cases, setting up 9 mobile medical stations, setting up a team to take care of people infected with Covid-19. Lam Thao district is treating 37 cases; Cam Khe district one ca.

During the day, Phu Tho received 293,000 doses of vaccine allocated by the Ministry of Health; bringing the total number of vaccines received to nearly one million doses. The province strives to vaccinate, targeting over 80% of people over 18 years old in the province to be vaccinated with at least one dose.

In Nghe An, From the morning of November 2 to today, 17 confirmed cases of nCoV were recorded, of which one community case in Quynh Luu district was unknown.

According to the provincial CDC, over the past 30 days, the whole province has 55 cases of infection in the community in many localities such as Quynh Luu, Nghi Loc, Hung Nguyen and Vinh City, all of which are unknown. Meanwhile, the total number of people from the southern provinces to Nghe An from October 1 to now is 28,151, 392 cases of Covid-19 have been detected, 3 re-positive cases (including dozens of people who have had 2 doses of vaccine). .

Since the beginning of the epidemic, Nghe An has recorded 2,508 cases of Covid-19 (Vinh City 758 cases, Yen Thanh district 245 cases, Dien Chau 221 cases, Quynh Luu 206 cases ..).

In recent days, many localities have had clusters of community infection. The current hot spots are Bac Lieu, Soc Trang, Dak Lak, Phu Tho, Bac Giang, Bac Ninh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An… Hanoi also has many large outbreaks continuing the chain of infection. Ho Chi Minh City increased the number of hospital admissions. Experts warn of the risk of an outbreak in many localities. In the context of opening up, adapting, and living with Covid-19, experts say that while the number of infections increases, the risk of serious illness is low when the vaccine is widely covered. However, people need to always be vigilant and comply with 5K anti-epidemic measures (mask – Distance – Disinfection – Do not gather – Medical declaration).

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