1 case positive for SARS-COV-2, Hung Yen has emergency response
On April 2, the Provincial People's Committee, the Provincial Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control (Provincial Steering Committee) had an emergency video-conference with the Steering Committee of Van Lam district for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Mr. Nguyen Van Phong, Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee, Head of the Provincial Steering Committee chaired the conference. The conference also saw the attendance of the members of the Provincial Standing Party Committee, Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.
On the morning of April 2, the Ministry of Health announced the 219th case positive for SARS-COV-2. The 219th case has address in Chi Trung village, Tan Quang commune (Van Lam district). Before getting positive, the patient took care of her mother-in-law in the same room with 133rd case at the Neurology Department, Bach Mai Hospital. After getting the result that the 133rd case was positive for SARS-COV-2, the 219th case was immediately isolated and treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Disease, Kim Chung Campus (Hanoi) from March 25. Close contacts of this patient also have been quarantined in health facilities.
After receiving the information of the 219th patient, the Steering Committee of Van Lam district for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reviewed the entire list that contacted to the 219 patient (F2) transformed into F1 and put into quarantine in health facilities. The F3 cases were converted into F2 and put into the concentrated quarantine foundation at Van Lam district. At the same time, the Steering Committee noticed the cases must be quarantined at home; conducting disinfection spraying; advising people in the village for health self-declaration, restricting going out, avoiding gathering and cleaning houses at the residence.
At the conference, leaders of the provincial Department of Health proposed to bring all cases of F1 and F2 related to the 219th patient to health facilities and the concentrated quarantine foundation of Van Lam district. All these cases have been sampled immediately.
Speaking at the meeting, Chairman of Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Phong requested Van Lam district has to quickly direct the company where the 219th case working to stop and quarantine all workers and conduct sampling for all F1 cases related to the 219th case.
For Chi Trung village, Tan Quang commune (Van Lam), it must immediately quarantine and blockade as "nobody in, nobody out"; disinfection spraying the whole village; COVID-19 Control Points in the commune must include commune leaders, police and military officers; organize for people health declaration.
Health sector of province and districts must strengthen to direct the measures to prevent and control COVID-19 under the guidance of the Ministry of Health. Branches and unions should strengthen propaganda and advocacy to help people feel secure and raise awareness in implementing disease prevention and control measures ...
The Chairman of the provincial People's Committee requested that, in case of close contact with the 133th case working in Hien Nam ward (Hung Yen city), the health sectors should continue to monitor their health. ..
He underlined that With the drastic spirit, localities have intensified propaganda and reminded people to strictly implement social quarantine according to the principle of family quarantines from other families; village, street quarantines from other villages, streets; commune quarantines from other communes; district quarantines from other districts; province quarantines from other provinces; everybody stays at home, only goes out in case of absolute necessity, wear face mask while going out. The COVID-19 infection prevention and control points should tighten disciplines. All people voluntarily should obey the requirements, measures to prevent and control epidemics, actively participate in voluntary health declarations...
By Phuong Minh