Identify two more cases of COVID19 infection

Identify two more cases of COVID19 infection
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     This morning, March 7, the Covid-19 Hanoi Steering Committee for Epidemic Prevention and Control met and agreed on a number of proposed issues, including a review of the schedule of nearly 2 million students.

Hanoi government has blockade Truc Bach quarter

     Reporting at the meeting, Mr. Duong Tri Thanh – General Director of Vietnam Airlines – said that VN0054 flight carrying N.H.N. patients. Traveling from England to Vietnam has 201 passengers, of which there are 21 passengers in Business Class.

     “In 201 passengers on VN0054 flight, there were 32 passengers connecting nine other routes in the country and abroad,” said General Director of Vietnam Airlines.

     Reported at the meeting, the head of the Hanoi City Police said that the police force coordinated with the local authorities to organize blockade of Truc Bach quarter. At the same time, the police force coordinated with the relevant unit to review close contacts of patients who were positive for Covid-19.

Stacking food stock increases the risk of infection

     Speaking at the beginning of the meeting, Hanoi City Party Secretary Vuong Dinh Hue said that people now go to supermarkets to buy a lot, the risk of infection in supermarkets is yes.

     “People worry is right, but there should be no panic. In terms of food, Hanoi City has enough resources to ensure basic necessities for people. The queues are crowded but without preventive measures according to instructions, there is a risk of infection, ”Hue said.

Hanoi identified two suspected cases

     Reporting at the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Khac Hien – Director of Hanoi Department of Health – said that up to 8am this morning (March 7), Hanoi City has only recorded one positive case with Covid- 19. Hanoi has identified 33 close contacts of Covid-19-positive patients and 90 close-to-close contacts who are now closely isolated.

     Mr. Nguyen Khac Hien said that the City health sector has taken 27 out of 33 samples of people in close contact with patients. There have been results of testing 2 suspected cases of driving a car Duong Đ.P. (27 years old) and her patient’s name is Le T.H. (64 years old, living in Truc Bach street); The remaining 25 samples were negative.

     Hanoi health sector is taking samples to test the remaining cases. At the same time coordinate with Noi Bai airport to collect information of 217 passengers and crew accompanying VN0054 flight with female patients positive for Covid-19.

     “At present, the situation of Covid-19 epidemic is complicated, Hanoi City records the first case. It is forecasted that in the coming days, it will be possible to record new cases of Covid-19, due to patients having a history of living in the place and contacting with some relatives when they return home, ”Mr. Nguyen Khac Hien said. 

Hanoi City will review the time for students to go to school

     The Covid-19 Hanoi City Steering Committee meeting took place this morning in the context of the first Covid-19 positive case. The patient is identified as Ms. N.H.N. (26 years old), a female hotel manager, residing at 125 Truc Bach Street, Truc Bach Ward, Ba Dinh District.

     After more than half a month in Europe (from February 15 to 2/3) visit relatives, Ms. N.H.N. Returning to Vietnam on Vietnam Airlines flight VN0054. Ms. N. said, while in Europe, she visited many regions such as Mila (Italy) and Paris (France). During this time, Ms. N. also interacted with many people who showed signs of coughing, sneezing.

     After returning to Vietnam, this patient isolated himself in a private room on Truc Bach Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi. On 3/3, this patient appeared fever, cough, body aches. On 4/3 the patient felt better so he stayed at home.

     On March 5, the high-fever patient returned and was driven by a family driver to Hong Ngoc Hospital, and then she was transferred to the Central Tropical Diseases (Kim Chung Campus, Dong Anh, Hanoi). ). At the hospital, the patient was tested positive for Covid-19.

     Earlier, during a meeting of the Steering Committee for Prevention of Covid-19 Hanoi City taking place on the afternoon of March 6, Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung – Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee – decided, starting from 9/3, all high school students in the city go back to school. Students from preschool and elementary school to junior high school until March 15.

     However, before new developments of the disease (positive for Covid-19 patients), Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung said, this morning, the Covid-19 City Steering Committee will review the schedule. was agreed on the afternoon of 6/3.

(Source: Vietnam Ministry of Health)

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