Hanoi: continuing to be wary of Covid- 19

13/4/2021| 14:48

On the afternoon of April 12, Hanoi Vice Chairman Chu Xuan Dung, Head of the Steering Committee for Covid-19 City Prevention chaired regular online meetings with districts, wards and communes to continue implementing the measures to prevent Covid-19 from spreading and to prevent hand, foot and mouth disease ...

Hanoi: continuing to be wary of Covid- 19

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Ensure absolute safety to vaccinate Covid-19 round 2

According to the report of the Department of Health the city has not recorded new cases in the community for 56 days up to now,. From April 5 to 12, Hanoi recorded 3 new cases of people coming back from abroad immediately after entering isolation. Until now, the city has organized Covid-19 vaccination for 8,047 people, exceeding the set target. In these cases, their health is normal. “The city plans to test Covid-19 for all more than 26,000 health workers and has now tested more than 12,000 people, all of them were negative. The Covid-19 vaccine in the second batch (more than 50,000 doses) Priority will be given to more than 26,000 health workers and over 70,000 members of the Covid-19 community monitoring team, ”said Deputy Director of the Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh. “Hanoi achieved the highest vaccination rate nationwide in the first round of Covid-19 vaccination. The city plans to vaccinate 350,000 people in 2021. By 2022, there will be more sources of Covid-19 vaccine including cheaper Vietnamese-made vaccines (estimated at about 120,000 VND/ dose). The vaccination must put safety first, ”Director of the Department of Health Tran Thi Nhi Ha added. Concluding the meeting, Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee Chu Xuan Dung stated that the Covid-19 epidemic in the world and in the region, especially neighboring countries with Vietnam, is currently very complicated ...

The city still determined that the prevention of Covid-19 epidemic was the first priority for socio-economic development in new normal conditions. Regarding specific tasks, the Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee asked to continue to strengthen and strictly control the prevention of Covid-19. “Do not neglect from the steering committee at all levels. There are meetings, some units still do not have leaders, they need to learn from experience immediately ”, said Vice Chairman of City People's Committee. The Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee assigned the Department of Health to continue closely monitoring the epidemic at border gates; medical establishments; strictly comply with the regulations in the concentrated isolation area, paying special attention to the quarantine hotels; Districts, districts and towns maintain a state of readiness to carry out the processes ... Notably, on vaccination, the second round is much larger, the target is more expansive, the Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee reminds the Department of Health. The practice needs to be done methodically from the propaganda stage, the training process, the vaccination process must be strictly implemented from screening to post-vaccination monitoring, minimizing bad situations that occur subjectively ... "Number, The list of people who are eligible to be vaccinated for the second round must be the right subject, in accordance with the regulations, not to let mistakes lose people's confidence ”, said Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee.

Prevent hand, foot and mouth fluid from increasing

Regarding hand, foot and mouth disease, according to Hanoi Department of Health, accumulated from the beginning of the year until now, the whole country has recorded 18,436 cases with 4 deaths. Compared to the same period in 2020, the number of cases in the whole country increases by 4.3 times. Deputy Director of the Department of Health Hoang Duc Hanh, this is a frequent epidemic in the city, with 1 to 3,000 cases annually recorded. Since the beginning of the year, the city has recorded 82 cases in 28 districts and towns. The number of cases tends to increase in recent times and this epidemic may continue to increase in the coming time, mainly encountered in young children (under 5 years old), Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Chu Xuan Dung City stated, epidemic Hand, foot and mouth disease has existed in 28 districts, and the number is increasing ...

In addition to the prevention of Covid-19, units must pay attention to preventing not only hand, foot and mouth disease but also other diseases during seasonal change such as dengue fever. Vice Chairman of the City People's Committee asked the units to continue propagating so that people know and understand measures to prevent hand, foot and mouth disease. Department of Health proposed districts and towns to direct the Department of Education and Training and the Health Center to strengthen propaganda about measures to prevent epidemics for teachers and students; advising parents; instruct the school to clean the classroom environment by commune room or chloramin B; promptly inform medical facilities of cases of cases for epidemiological investigation and handling of epidemics. People's Committees of communes, wards and towns strengthened the inspection and supervision of educational institutions, especially preschools, primary schools, and groups of children and family kindergartens to strictly implement epidemic prevention measures; propagate epidemic prevention measures such as environmental sanitation, personal hygiene, hand washing with soap, clean hunting, clean stay ...

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