HCMC: Latest information on test results involving 1660 patients

On the evening of January 31, regarding the Covid-19 epidemic in Ho Chi Minh City, the HCM City Center for Disease Control (HCDC) said there was new information about the test results related to the patient (patient) 1660.

Accordingly, 17 cases of close exposure had negative results. 87 passengers and flight crew on flight VN1660 are present in Ho Chi Minh City. The flight crew of 3 had negative results. The passenger sitting in the 5 rows of seats near the patient is 18 people, has a negative result of 17 people, 1 is waiting for the result. Other seat passengers are 67 people, 8 of whom have had negative results, 59 are waiting for the test results.

Regarding the receipt of declarations, sampling of cases coming from Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, locations announced by the Ministry of Health, in 8 cases of close contact with patients in Hai Duong and Quang Ninh 7 people with negative results, 1 positive patient was detected in district 11. From January 1 to January 27, 109 people from Chi Linh City, Hai Duong province reported, of which 42 were negative. 42 people waiting for the results, 25 people waiting for the sample. From January 1 to January 27, there were 270 people working or passing through Van Don airport, 118 people were negative, 93 people were waiting for the results, 59 people were waiting for samples.

Ho Chi Minh City continues to search for people returning from the epidemic area

People from other places of Hai Duong, Quang Ninh include 80 people who report, of which 25 people have negative results, 28 people wait for results, 27 people wait for samples. People passing through the places announced by the Ministry of Health: 17 people have reported, of which 11 have negative results, 6 are waiting for test results. A total of 484 people received medical reports and tests, of which 373 were sampled and 1 of them was positive, and were 1660 patients; 203 people were negative, 169 were waiting for the results, 111 were waiting for the sample.

HCDC recommends that all passengers traveling on flight VN231, who are from Quang Ninh, Hai Duong, who have passed through the places announced by the Ministry of Health, actively contact the local health authority of their residence to find out how. Focused medical cup and sampling for SARS-CoV-2. For those living in Ho Chi Minh City, please call the hotline number of the district health center where you live to report, perform medical isolation and take samples for SARS-CoV-2. People voluntarily make medical declarations. If the disease is not reported before, it will be strictly punished for the act …

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