Many suspected cases in Ben Tre are related to funerals

The health sector of Ben Tre province recorded 12 infections, most of them related to a funeral, after 5 days of easing the distance from Directive 16 to 15.

On the morning of September 25, Mr. Ngo Van Tan, Director of the Ben Tre Department of Health, informed that of the new cases, 9 were related to a funeral in Ward 4, Ben Tre City. In addition, 2 cases were detected at the entrance checkpoint in the province at the foot of Rach Mieu bridge, the remaining case was recorded through a rapid community screening test. The functional sector is quickly zoning and tracing to stamp out the epidemic.

To date, Ben Tre has recorded 1,885 infections, of which 1,751 recovered and 49 died. 5 days ago, the whole province became a “green zone”, began to relax the distance, apply Directive 15 instead of 16. The province has dismantled a number of checkpoints, leaving only 120 operational.

According to the provincial authorities, for more than a week now, people in Ben Tre from spontaneous places have continuously increased, making it difficult for the reception and arrangement of concentrated isolation. The province is proposing to arrange 1-2 more concentrated isolation areas in Chau Thanh district, Ben Tre city to monitor and isolate returning people.

Police inspect vehicles at the entrance to Ben Tre City, Rach Mieu Bridge BOT toll station. Photo: Hoang Nam

Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC) recorded 4 positive cases from 6 pm on September 24 to 6 am on September 25, who were isolated.

According to CDC statistics, in September, Hanoi had 7 outbreaks. These outbreaks recorded very few infections in the three days from September 22-24.

About the test screening in the area, from 6pm on September 23 to 6pm on September 24, Hanoi tested 8,699 samples, 6 results were positive, the rest were negative.

About vaccinations vaccine, the total number of Hanoi vaccines allocated is 6,161,386 doses, received 5,968,476 doses. By 6pm on September 24, Hanoi had administered 6,602,364 injections, of which 5,758,239 first shots, 844,125 second injections. The rate of first dose injection reached 95.3% of the population over 18 years old and 69.1% of the total population; rate of second dose injection reached 14.1% of the population over 18 years old and 10.2% of the total population.

From 6:00 a.m. on September 24 to 6:00 a.m. on September 25, CDC Quang Binh tested 30,320 people, detected 9 cases, bringing the total number of cases in the province so far to 1,602 cases, now 1,232 cases have been cured. All new cases are in the blockade area.

In Quang Tri, On September 24, 11 new cases were detected. Regarding these cases, Quang Tri announced to find people to go to the pork and egg stalls at Dong Ha Market, City Health Center, Ward 4 Medical Station, sports shops, private clinics, motels. To date, Quang Tri has recorded a total of 187 cases.

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