Health workers preparing bottles of hand sanitiser for for patient rooms at a COVID-treatment hospital in Da Nang (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded 7,307 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported cases, on July 23, according to the Ministry of Health. Ho Chi Minh City still topped the list of most infections with 4,913, followed by Binh Duong (608), Long An (602), Dong Nai (217), Tay Ninh (212) and Dong Thap (129). Dozens of cases were also detected in 31 other localities including Tien Giang (95), Hanoi (70), Ba Ria-Vung Tau (58), Khanh Hoa (51), Da Nang (47), Binh Thuan (47), Ninh Thuan (37), Can Tho (34), Phu Yen (30), Quang Ngai (26), Ben Tre (20), Tra Vinh (15), Kien Giang (13), Vinh Long (12), Nghe An (11), Dak Nong (8), Binh Dinh (6), Dak Lak (4), Binh Phuoc (4), Hau Giang (4), Bac Ninh (4), Vinh Phuc (3), Quang Nam (2), Lam Dong (2), Ca Mau (2), Ha Tinh (2), An Giang (2), Bac Giang (2), Lai Chau (1), Hoa Binh (1) and Kon Tum (1). Of the new … [Read more...] about COVID-19: 7,307 new infections recorded on July 23
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The largest ever vaccination campaign in history has posed both opportunities and challenges to the cold storage industry as tens of millions of vaccine doses need to be preserved at the same time. CDC Hanoi's cold warehouse At a working session with Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong recently, CDC Hanoi Deputy Director Nguyen Thi Kieu Anh said CDC Hanoi has one cold warehouse with the capacity of 40 cubic meters, which can contain an additional 150,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses, and one cold warehouse with the capacity of 16 cubic meters which can contain an additional 100,000 AstraZeneca doses. Hanoi also has six 3000 and 3000 AC refrigerators (the capacity of 126 liters can contain 10,000 doses each), and six cold boxes with the capacity of 44 liters each. According to CDC Hanoi, the total number of AstraZeneca vaccine doses that can be preserved is 310,000. As for medical centers and medical stations, there are 34 TCW 3000 and 3000AC refrigerators with a … [Read more...] about How can vaccines be preserved in Vietnam?
COVID-19 infections near 100,000 as new daily record was broken again New checkpoints to ease congestion entering capital city HCM City, southern provinces tighten enforcement of COVID-19 regulations PM: home-grown vaccines must ensure safety, efficacy NA to include COVID-19 fight in first session’s resolution Residents in Lò Đúc Street, in Hà Nội's Hai Bà Trưng District, are tested for COVID-19. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội has developed plans to respond to a range of possible scenarios as the number of local COVID-19 infections increases, Deputy Secretary of the Hà Nội Party Committee Nguyễn Văn Phong has said. The city's agencies including health, industry, trade, education, and transportation have actively developed plans at different levels to deal with the pandemic if the situation becomes more complicated, he said at a press conference on Saturday morning. Nguyễn Đình Hưng, director of the city's Health Department, said Hà Nội … [Read more...] about Hà Nội prepared for multiple scenarios in latest COVID-19 outbreak
To date, nearly 8.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine have been delivered to Vietnam, accounting for 76 percent of the country's total COVID-19 vaccine volume. According to AstraZeneca, the amount of the vaccine brought to Vietnam in July 2021 shows the vaccine manufacture’s efforts to accelerate its supply to support Vietnam's fight against the pandemic. The company will continue its cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), and the VNVC to quickly and safely transport the vaccine to Vietnam . AstraZeneca was the first vaccine to have obtained authorisation for emergency use in Vietnam./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam receives additional 1.2 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses
New checkpoints to ease congestion entering capital city Hà Nội prepared for multiple scenarios in latest COVID-19 outbreak HCM City, southern provinces tighten enforcement of COVID-19 regulations PM: home-grown vaccines must ensure safety, efficacy NA to include COVID-19 fight in first session’s resolution 41 students of Tây Nguyên University in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk on Saturday are heading to southern Bình Dương province to offer COVID-19 prevention assistance. Bình Dương reported 785 new cases on Saturday, becoming one of a number of COVID-19 hot spots in the south. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — The total number of COVID-19 infections recorded in Việt Nam, since the first case was recorded last year, was 90,939 today with the country reporting a further 7,968 new cases. This is the highest single-day increase recorded to date. Among the new cases, as many as 7,937 cases were locally transmitted. The remaining cases were arrivals … [Read more...] about COVID-19 infections near 100,000 as new daily record was broken again
Both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are considering the worst-case scenario to have well-prepared plans for it. The number of people infected with Covid-19 in Vietnam hit 7,968 on Saturday [July 24], the record high since early 2020. So far, 17,583 out of 90,934 patients have recovered. The death toll remains at 370. A makeshift hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Thanh Nien Today, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC)’s caseload surpassed 5,000 for the first time, at 5,396, totaling 55,870. Binh Duong is the second hardest hit with 6,761. Given the complicated situation, HCMC has prepared for the possibility of 80,000 infections by building more makeshift hospitals or requisition private hospitals. In that case, the treatment will be classified into five levels with the first treating 50% of confirmed cases at grassroots facilities (at asymptomatic ones); the second treating 27% at district hospitals (mild symptoms); the third for 10% at higher-level hospitals … [Read more...] about Today’s Covid News: Vietnam sets single-day record with nearly 8,000 infections