National Hospital of Tropical Diseases No.2 becomes complicated infection cluster (20:03 07/05/2021)
According to a report from the Health Department, as of April 27, Vietnam recorded a total of 64 local transmission cases at 10 provinces/cities from Vinh Phuc, Ha Nam, Hanoi, Danang, Hung Yen, Yen Bai, Hai Duong, Quang Nam, Dong Nai, Ho Chi Minh City.
In Hanoi, from May 4-6, the city identified 5 local transmission cases and 42 others at the NHTD.
As a result, since April 29 to date, Hanoi has confirmed a total of nine cases infected locally and 42 from the NHTD.
To date, the local authorities has set up blockades at 10 areas in 7 districts of Dong Anh, Hoang Mai, Hai Ba Trung, Bac Tu Liem, Me Linh, Soc Son and Son Tay.
On May 4, the city identified 12 Chinese citizens illegally entered Vietnam and currently living in Ha Dong district, as such, all have been put into isolation and sampled for. Covid-19 test.
So far, the city has caught a total of 204 illegal immigrants and all were sent to quarantine.
Meanwhile, Hanoi also carried out the second phase of Covid-19 vaccination program, in which nearly 58,881 people have been vaccinated, exceeding the original target number of 53,350.
The Department of Health warned a lot of people had left the NHTD before the hospital was put into isolation, so there would be high risk of transmission in the community.