Thirty-one coronavirus patients who had been once in a critical condition waved goodbye to two COVID-19 hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City and Long An Province in southern Vietnam on Thursday following their recovery from the disease. The Ho Chi Minh City COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital, a healthcare facility managed by Cho Ray Hospital, treated 26 of the recently released patients, while the COVID-19 Resuscitation Center under Thai Nguyen National Hospital in Long An Province took care of the remaining five. Fifteen of the patients at the Ho Chi Minh City COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital are above 60 years old and have at least one underlying disease. “After almost a month in a coma, I’m finally able to return to normal life,” said N.T., one of the 26 patients released from the Ho Chi Minh City-based hospital. "It’s like I’m reborn. “I hope other patients are able to maintain faith in their nurses and doctors like I did." The Ho Chi Minh City COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital, … [Read more...] about Long An, Ho Chi Minh City discharge 31 critical COVID-19 patients
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At the event (Photo: SGGP) According to the Military Hospital 175, 80 percent of Covid-19 patients are mild or asymptomatic. The number of new cases has increased, leading to an overload in treatment while there is too much coronavirus-related information. Therefore, consultancy for Covid-19 treatment at home has become a necessity for people. The switchboard will give advice on the treatment of Covid-19, common diseases, chronic diseases, and administrative-related issues. The consultant will speak in Vietnamese and English. Regarding counseling on Covid-19, if a patient has mild or moderate illness and does not need to be hospitalised, the consultant can advise the patient on how to treat at home. If the patient is seriously ill and needs to be hospitalised, the consultant will provide an emergency hotline for him/her. Speaking at the launching ceremony, Senior Lieutenant General Vo Minh Luong, Deputy Minister of National Defence and head of the government's special working … [Read more...] about Switchboard launched to support Covid-19 patients
According to Doctor Nguyen Huu Hung, Vice Director of the Municipal Department of Health, by September 10, 908 Covid-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from field hospitals and quarantine facilities. Deputy Head of the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control Pham Duc Hai speaks at the press conference. Deputy Head of the HCMC Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control Pham Duc Hai informed 39,433 coronavirus infections are under treatment in the city. On September 10, 3,392 patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total discharges to 147,416 from the beginning of the year up to now. On the same day, the city recorded 188 deaths related to Covid-19. The number of deaths tends to decrease every day. Currently, medical facilities in the city need 3,311 more positions of doctor, nurse, midwifery, input staff. Many recovered patients have participated in the Covid-19 fight and provided protective clothes, … [Read more...] about Local medical facilities to grant “green-card” for home-isolated Covid patients
At the event (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Military Hospital 175 in Ho Chi Minh City in cooperation with Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) on September 10 launched a multi-channel switchboard 19001175 to serve officers, soldiers and people in HCM City and other localities in providing support for COVID-19 patients and information in other areas. Military Hospital 175 , 80 percent of COVID-19 patients are mild or asymptomatic. The number of new cases has increased, leading to an overload in treatment while there is too much coronavirus-related information. Therefore, consultancy for COVID-19 treatment at home has become a necessity for people. VNA … [Read more...] about Switchboard launched to support COVID-19 patients
Vietnam's health sector has surveyed and evaluated the capacity of oxygen production nationwide, which showed that the ability to supply oxygen from domestic production units was 30 times higher than the current demand in hospitals. Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has asked all localities nationwide to proactively make plans to enhance the supply of medical oxygen for patients of Covid-19 and other diseases. According to Deputy Minister of Health Tran Van Thuan, greater investment in the medical oxygen supply system must be determined as a long-term measure that can contribute to the ongoing Covid-19 battle whilst offering sustainable use after the pandemic. A doctor treats a serious Covid-19 patient at Go Vap Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Khoi Nguyen “This should be done whilst expanding the production scale and the network of supplying medical oxygen at medical health stations to save the lives of Covid-19 patients, and creating a solid foundation … [Read more...] about Vietnam devises plan to ensure adequate oxygen supply for Covid-19 patients
Many unrecorded COVID-19 patients have wondered how to prove that they once tested positive for the novel coronavirus and recovered from the disease at home in order to sign up for a travel pass in Ho Chi Minh City’s recently-drafted plan. The municipal Ministry of Health put forward a proposal on pandemic prevention and control in the southern city after September 15 on September 8. The COVID-19 travel pass is one of the seven key points in the plan. As per the draft, people fully vaccinated for at least 14 days or those having recovered from COVID-19 in the last six months will be provided with green cards, which will grant the holders permission to participate in production and social activities, depending on the pandemic control situation. Fully vaccinated people can use their inoculation certificates to get their green cards. Former coronavirus inpatients and documented house-bound patients can retrieve their proof of recovery via local authorities’ records, according … [Read more...] about How can unregistered coronavirus patients prove their recovery to obtain travel passes?