Thirty six new COVID-19 cases recorded on Sunday evening
HÀ NỘI — Thirty six new COVID-19 cases were reported in Việt Nam on Sunday evening, including 17 community infections.
There were also 19 people testing positive who arrived in the country on repatriation flights.
Of the community infections, four are in Hà Nội, three in Quảng Ninh, one in Hải Dương, and one in Bình Dương.
The total cases of COVID-19 in Việt Nam now stand at 1,817.
Việt Nam reported 14 new COVID-19 community cases yesterday morning, one is in Bắc Ninh, two in Hòa Bình, two in Gia Lai and four in Hải Dương provinces, and five in the capital.
Sixty two new cases were recorded in the country on Saturday, with all but one being community infections.
Treatment for serious cases
Meanwhile, Associate Professor Lương Ngọc Khuê, director of the Medical Services Administration, together with the Professional Council, conducted an online consultation of COVID-19 cases and directed treatment at hospitals in Quảng Ninh and Hải Dương provinces on Sunday morning.
The Quảng Ninh Hospital No 2 reported situation of patient 1,658.
On January 24, 2021, she attended a wedding in Hải Dương Province where another guest was also positive.
From January 24 – 29, she had no clinical symptoms. On January 29, she developed a mild fever. Experts suggest the hospital closely monitor the patient because of increased liver enzymes.
The next case that was consulted was patient 1,536 at the Đà Nẵng Lung Hospital, a 79-year-old woman and the most severe right now. She has hypertension and diabetes mellitus.
Speaking at the online meeting, director Khuê suggested the local health sector ensure essential machines to promptly treat patients. He added that patient transfer must ensure safety and best preparation.
He encouraged health workers and hospitals to promote the spirit and overcome strenuous difficulties to fulfil their roles and responsibilities in care and protection of people’s health. VNS