What did the leaders of Hospital E say about the overcrowding of people coming to get vaccinated against COVID-19?


People gathered in front of the waiting area for information screening at Hospital E on the afternoon of July 22. The hospital said it had coordinated to ensure the distance between epidemic prevention – Photo: PHAM TUAN

Responding to Tuoi Tre, Professor-Dr. Le Ngoc Thanh – director of E Hospital – said that the situation of people gathering in large numbers occurred from July 21, at the waiting area for screening and declaration of vaccination information.

“Hospital E has an online medical declaration application. Vaccinators who come to the hospital have declared online, when they come to the hospital, they only need to scan the QR code, but there are not many people who declare in advance and the situation occurs. Middle East in the early morning and early afternoon, “- Mr. Thanh said.

Mr. Thanh also said that because the number of people coming to be vaccinated will tend to increase, the hospital has planned to arrange, from next week, it is recommended that people who come for vaccination are required to make medical declaration online first, reducing waiting time at the medical declaration area.

Besides, Mr. Thanh also called on people to be conscious in ensuring distance and keeping order. Since the hospital now immunizes more than 1,000 people every day, the area for medical declaration and pre-injection screening will be more crowded than other areas.

“We will send more security guards to keep order, but with the number of people over 1,000 coming to inject each day and focusing only in the early morning and early afternoon, I hope you all pay attention to keep your distance to ensure safety.” protect against epidemics” – Mr. Thanh added.

Before that, on July 21, there was also a situation of jostling while waiting for samples to be tested for COVID-19 at the National Institute for Accreditation of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals in Hanoi.

This situation occurs when the number of COVID-19 cases in Hanoi is increasing rapidly, from the morning to noon of July 22, 34 new cases were recorded, raising many concerns about the increase in infection in other areas. crowded with people.

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