Two more cases of community infection in Hanoi

“Patient 1818”, female, 40 years old, from Nam Tu Liem district, a history of exposure to “patient 1723”.

“Patient 1819”, female, 48 years old, from Cau Giay district, Hanoi city, attended the wedding of the family of “patient 1814” in Chi Linh city, Hai Duong province.

Test result on January 31st at the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Hanoi positive for nCoV. Currently, the patients are being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases 2.

These two cases were confirmed positive late January 31, CDC Hanoi announced positive.

According to the report of the Hanoi Department of Health, as of the evening of January 31, the total number of people returning from the outbreak area of ​​Chi Linh city, Hai Duong province from January 1 and people returning to the outbreak areas in Quang Ninh from January 5 is 15,769. Currently, the city has taken 14,652 test samples (reaching 93%). Out of a total of 5,400 samples, 4 samples were found positive (previously published), the rest were negative. The work of checking and sampling continues to be done.

In total, on January 28, the Ministry of Health recorded 240 cases of community infections, in 9 provinces including Hai Duong (188), Quang Ninh (25), Hanoi (15), Gia Lai (4), Bac Ninh (3), Hoa Binh (2), Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong, and Binh Duong have one shift each place.

Up to now, the total number of infections has risen to 1,819, the number is from 1,457, the number of deaths caused by Covid-19 is 35, and four people die after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients were in stable health, in which 9 people tested negative for nCoV once, 4 were negative for the second time and 3 people were negative for the third time.

The total number of people in close contact and entry from the epidemic zone is more than 26,000. In which, isolation concentrated in hospital 185; more than 20,000 concentrated isolation, remaining at home or accommodation.

Ministry of Health recommends people to work at Poyun Company, Cong Hoa Industrial Park, Chi Linh City, Hai Duong in January 2021; people who used to take flights at Van Don International Airport, Quang Ninh from January 15 to present; Urgently contact the nearest medical facility or call the Ministry of Health hotline 1900.9095, local medical hotline number for assistance, counseling and testing Covid-19.

More than 2 million people die from Covid-19 worldwide, out of more than 100 million infected. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.


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