Total cumulative cases from the beginning of the epidemic to now are 2,553, from 2,086. The death toll from Covid-19 was 35, with four deaths after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients remained healthy, of which 48 tested negative for nCoV the first time, 48 were negative for the second time, and 91 were negative for the third time.
Vietnam started to vaccinate Covid-19 from March 8. Up to now, in total, more than 5,000 people have been injected. Some cases of degree 2 anaphylaxis are treated promptly, health has stabilized, and are continuing to be monitored. Department of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health today asked Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong and Gia Lai to investigate, evaluate, and conclude the causes of these cases.
Vietnam currently has 117,500 doses of Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccine serving the National Open Immunization Program. The Ministry of Health decided to distribute vaccines in advance to 13 provinces, including 14 Centers for Disease Control and 21 Covid-19 treatment facilities.
Covid-19 after vaccination of AstraZeneca has been reported in several countries in Europe. So far, 9 European countries such as Denmark, Norway, Iceland … announced to suspend or ban the injection of a batch of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine to investigate cases of blood clots after injection.
Vietnam has not recorded the phenomenon of blood clotting in humans after AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccination, so it is still implementing as planned.
The Ministry of Health has taken initial preparatory steps to develop a mechanism to match the vaccine passport. In the immediate future, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Information and Communications and major carriers will strengthen the construction, try to complete the system of technical solutions related to “visa vaccine” in the shortest time, strive to early April 2021.
WHO recommends that countries not rely solely on immunization programs and abandon the basic public health measures that are fundamental to dealing with the pandemic.
The Ministry of Health recommends that people continue to strictly comply with the 5K requirement, especially wearing masks, do not gather people and strictly follow epidemic prevention guidelines at offices, agencies, factories, and factories. , production facilities ensure working safety.
According to the Center for Emergency Response to Public Health Events of Vietnam, the world has recorded more than 2.6 million deaths from Covid-19 out of about 120 million infected. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.