Last week, the number of dengue fever cases decreased by 32.5 percent compared to the four-week average, with the number of inpatients down 37.6 percent, outpatients down 27.1 percent, and no deaths were recorded.
The health sector in HCMC has prepared a plan to deploy 10,000 beds, including 1,000 ICU beds for Covid-19 patients. The Hospital for Tropical Diseases is assigned to be the highest-level hospital to treat severe and critical Covid-19 patients.
It was recorded that from February 10 to 17, out of 92 samples sent to the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) and the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City, 70 had positive PCR results with the Omicron variant, accounting for 76 percent.
The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), on February 20, informed that it had just detected a new cluster of Covid-19 cases at a monastery in Go Vap District. The health sector quickly implemented infection control measures, notifying students for epidemiological investigation and testing.
The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Economic Recovery yesterday held a regular meeting to update the pandemic status in the city as well as matters related to the upcoming Tet Holiday.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen had a surprise inspection on Covid-19 prevention in Hoc Mon District because the pandemic had shown signs of being complicated again here.
Ho Chi Minh City still has enough covid-19 vaccine; therefore, it is willing to distribute to neighboring provinces for vaccination roll-out, said Nguyen Hong Tam, deputy director of the city's Center for Disease Control (HCDC) at a periodical press brief yesterday organized by the city Steering Board for Prevention and Control of Covid-19.
The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), on September 5, said that the Ministry of Health announced 245,707 Covid-19 cases detected in the city by 6 a.m. on September 4, with 245,247 community transmissions and 460 imported cases.
Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications (DIC) Lam Dinh Thang this morning announced that his department has just introduced its Covid-19 Information Portal at the address of https://covid19.hochiminhcity.gov.vn
The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), on August 1, informed that 3,493 more Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals on July 31, raising the total number of recovered cases since the beginning of the pandemic to 34,639.
On the afternoon of May 28, the Center for Disease Control of Ho Chi Minh City (HCDC) confirmed two more F1cases related to the couple who visited Hoan My Hospital on the afternoon of May 27, with suspected results of SARS-CoV-2 infection. The total number of this chain of infection is four cases. Through the initial investigation, these cases are determined not related to the outbreak in the religious mission in Go Vap District.
Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee Vice Chairman Duong Anh Duc has just sent a dispatch to the heads of departments, divisions, and industries, the Chairman of the People's Committee of Thu Duc City, and districts on strengthening measures to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic in the current period.
Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen, on February 6, had an urgent meeting with the Department of Health of Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong Province on matters related to Patient 1,979, a Tan Son Nhat Airport staff member.
The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), on the morning of February 7, issued an urgent notice to look for people who had been to Military Hospital 175 on February 3 and 5 because it was related to Patient 1,979, an employee of Tan Son Nhat Airport, living in Thuan An City in Binh Duong Province.