Can Tho denied rumors of a case of COVID-19, and blocked the hospital

Sampling for COVID-19 in the isolated concentrated area of ​​Can Tho city – Photo: T. LŨY

Specifically, during the day the information spread from many people, there was even a text message with test results that said that in Military Hospital 121 (Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city) there was a patient COVID-19 and was in charge radiating hospital … This information immediately confused many people.

Mr. Truc said earlier (May 6), Military Hospital 121 had a quick test and then sent the sample to CDC to request a test for SARS-CoV-2 for VTH patients (living in Vinh Long, money). epidemiological history returning from the COVID-19 case area). After that, CDC Can Tho laboratory performed PCR test and showed negative result for SARS-CoV-2.

Previously, through traceability information and updated locations of COVID-19 patients in many localities, the traceability team found and took samples to test 45 human cases coming from the epidemic area and 42 cases F1. , F2 (traveling on the same flight with patient COVID-19). All of these samples were 1st negative for SARS-CoV-2.

Most recently, 3 cases in Ninh Kieu district, F1 of patient 3086 (traveling at the same time, the same number of places this patient came in Hue) had tested negative 1st time. this F1 case was put in central isolation.

Currently, the Department of Health of Can Tho has requested all hospitals to raise the level of anti-epidemic warnings to the highest level, to distance themselves and limit inpatient hospitalization in cases that are not really necessary; At the same time, it is required to limit the admission of medical students for internships; organize COVID-19 screening tests for health workers and patients, family members in high-risk areas …

Information from the CDC of Can Tho City confirmed that up to now, Can Tho has not recorded a positive case for COVID-19 in the community as rumored. The Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Hospital currently treats 24 cases of COVID-19, both of which were immediately quarantined after immigration.

CDC Can Tho daily updates the list of locations related to COVID-19 patients according to the urgent notices of the Ministry of Health, and also posted on the website and the Center for Disease Control. handicap for people to know and proactively declare.




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