According to a survey by the Covid-19 Resuscitation Hospital in HCM City, up to 67% of patients said they wanted to have psychological counseling. Psychologist Tri Thi Minh Thuy talks with a severe Covid-19 patient who has recovered from the disease and is about to be discharged from the hospital. Photo: Cho Ray Hospital. According to the survey, 20% of the patients suffered depression, 53.3% with anxiety disorder, and 16.7% with stress. In particular, up to 66.7% patients who needed High Flow Nasal Cannula (HFNC) suffered from depression. Similarly, 66.7% patients who had to breathe oxygen through a mask or mechanical ventilator suffered from anxiety disorder. As many as 67% of patients wanted psychological counseling during treatment and after being discharged from the hospital. The hospital has invited psychologist Tri Thi Minh Thuy from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chi Minh City, to survey and provide psychological treatment support … [Read more...] about Over 67% of Covid-19 patients at HCM City Covid-19 Resuscitation Hospital need psychological support
Collecting samples for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – An additional 11,692 COVID-19 infections, including 5 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 5pm on September 21, the Ministry of Health announced. Ho Chi Minh City, which is the country’s current largest pandemic hotspot, continued to report the highest number of infections with 6,521 cases. It was followed by neighbouring Binh Duong province (3,609), Dong Nai (590) and Long An (254). The country has to date logged 707,436 COVID-19 cases. A total of 11,017 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on September 21, raising the total number of recoveries to 475,343. The death toll rose to 17,545 after an additional 240 deaths were announced on the same day. As of the end of September 20, over 35 million doses of vaccine s were given to people so far, including more than 28.28 million first shots and 6.78 million second jabs./. VNA … [Read more...] about COVID-19: additional 11,692 cases recorded on September 21
A medical worker takes a sample from a resident in Hà Nội's Hai Bà Trưng District for COVID-19 testing. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam reported 11,527 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 11,525 locally transmitted and two imported cases, according to the Ministry of Health. The new infections bring the country's total tally to 718,963. HCM City is still the hardest hit with 5,435 new cases, followed by the southern provinces of Bình Dương (4,179) and Đồng Nai (930). The capital city of Hà Nội recorded seven new infections. The rest cases are in Long An (191), An Giang (186), Kiên Giang (137), Tiền Giang (89), Cần Thơ (48), Tây Ninh (48), Bình Định (43), Bình Phước (26), Khánh Hòa (21), Đắk Nông (20), Hà Nam (20), Quảng Bình (19), Đồng Tháp (18), Ninh Thuận (15), Phú Yên (14), Đà Nẵng (10), Bình Thuận (9), Thừa Thiên Huế (9), Quảng Trị (9), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (8 ), Bạc Liêu (8 ), Quảng Ngãi (6), Trà Vinh (4), Lâm Đồng (3), Bến Tre … [Read more...] about Việt Nam reports an additional 11,527 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday
Vietnam confirmed an additional 11,527 Covid-19 infections on Wednesday and 11,919 patients were discharged from hospital following their recovery the same day, according to the Ministry of Health. According to the ministry's report, 11,525 of the new patients are locally-transmitted cases confirmed in 35 localities including HCM City (5,435), Binh Duong (4,179), Dong Nai (930), Long An (191), An Giang (186), Kien Giang (137), and Tien Giang (89). There were two imported patients confirmed today. The new infection number showed a decrease of 165 cases compared to yesterday's figure. There were 5,870 infections found in the community. As of Wednesday evening, 714,497 infections have been reported since the new outbreak occurred in the country in late April, with some southern localities recording high infections such as HCM City (353,655), Binh Duong (187,493), Dong Nai (42,362), Long An (31,041), and Tien Giang (13,464). The outbreak has so far spread to 62 out of 63 cities and … [Read more...] about Nearly 12,000 Covid-19 patients recover on Wednesday
The Ministry of Health reported 11,527 in Vietnam on Wednesday, together with 11,919 discharged patients and 236 deaths. Thirty-five provinces and cities logged 11,525 domestic cases while the country recorded another two imported infections, the health ministry said. The ministry had documented 11,687 locally-infected patients on Tuesday. Nearly 5,900 of the latest domestic cases were found in the community, with the remaining detected in sectioned-off areas or centralized quarantine facilities. Ho Chi Minh City reported 5,435 local infections, down by 1,086 patients from yesterday; Binh Duong Province 4,179, up by 570; Dong Nai Province 930; Long An Province 191; An Giang Province 186; Kien Giang Province 137; Can Tho City 48; Da Nang 10; and Hanoi seven. Vietnam has confirmed 714,497 community transmissions in 62 out of its 63 provinces and cities since the fourth – and worst – virus wave emerged in the country on April 27. Ho Chi Minh City suffers the most with 353,655 … [Read more...] about 11,527 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 35 provinces, cities in Vietnam
The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has issued a set of safety assessment criteria for eateries, food businesses, supermarkets, and shopping malls to reopen. There are six criteria for catering service providers and seven for supermarkets, shopping malls, and food retailers. Catering service - The establishment must have a certificate of food safety. - The establishment must ensure food safety conditions in accordance with regulations. - Employees, customers, and delivery workers must strictly follow health authorities’ pandemic prevention and control instructions. All staff members have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and test negative for the novel coronavirus. - All people have to follow basic pandemic prevention measures, namely wearing face masks, sanitizing hands, and keeping a minimum distance of two meters. - The delivery area must be separated from the remaining sections, while hand sanitizer, antiseptic, and hand … [Read more...] about How can food establishments reopen in Ho Chi Minh City after COVID-19 halt?