COVID-19 exceeds 3,000 new cases
According to statistics from the Ministry of Health, on April 28 there were 3,094 cases COVID-19 new, including 62 serious cases. During the day, the cure of 763 cases was announced, no deaths were recorded.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has had 11,557,969 infections, ranking 13th out of 230 countries and territories. While with the rate of infections/1 million people, Vietnam ranks 121 out of 230 countries and territories (on average, there are 116,802 infections per 1 million people).
Regarding the situation of vaccination against COVID-19, on April 27, 6,334 doses of vaccine against COVID-19 were injected, a total of 266,207,930 doses of vaccine were administered.
Mr. Phan Trong Lan – Director of Department of Preventive Medicine (Ministry of Health) – recommended that people easily access vaccination points, localities need to publicize and update COVID-19 vaccination points in the area.
People who attend the vaccination schedule can go to these places to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Currently, the COVID-19 vaccine remains effective against the Omicron variant, reducing the risk of severe illness and death.
Currently, Ho Chi Minh City has deployed 61 COVID-19 vaccination points to operate during this holiday. In Hanoi, there are also 10 public vaccination sites, ready to vaccinate people.
To strengthen the epidemic prevention during the holidays, Ho Chi Minh City also plans to restore the COVID-19 treatment department with a scale of 100 beds when the number of serious cases reaches 50 cases, activate the No. 13 Field Hospital and be ready. , medical supplies, medicines, chemicals, biological products for testing.
In Hanoi, the Hanoi Department of Health requested the city’s Center for Disease Control (CDC Hanoi) to strengthen surveillance and early detection of epidemics in health facilities and the community, in order to handle them quickly and not allow them to spread. the disease spreads. Please continue to carry out international medical quarantine through the border gate of Noi Bai International Airport.
The Ministry of Health recommends that people must comply with 2K (mask, disinfection), proactively vaccinate with full doses and on time.