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Hanoi surpasses Ho Chi Minh City to lead the country in number of infections from 4th outbreak

According to the Hanoi Ministry of Health, from 6 p.m. on March 11 to 6 p.m. on March 12, the city recorded 30,693 cases of COVID-19, including 10,779 community cases and 19,914 isolated cases.

Patients were distributed in 521 communes, districts and cities in 30/30 districts, cities. Several districts recorded a large number of patients during the day such as: Hoang Mai (1,836); Thanh Tri (1,732); Ha Dong (1,719); Long Bien (1,713); Soc Putra (1,710).

The cumulative number of cases in Hanoi during the epidemic (starting 29 April 2021) is 782,289. Where, on March 12, the Hanoi Ministry of Health registered an additional 195,000 cases from the National System for managing COVID-19 cases.

Thus, with a total of 782,289 Covid-19 cases from the second outbreak, Hanoi significantly surpassed the previous epicenter of the largest epidemic, Ho Chi Minh City. Especially since the implementation of “safely and flexibly adapt to the Covid-19 epidemic” (starting October 11), the entire city of Hanoi has added 778,251 new F0s.

On March 12, 2022, the Ministry of Health issued an Official Letter No. 1195/BYT-DP on Strengthening Vaccination against COVID-19, which is to accelerate and accelerate the spread of the 3rd dose of vaccination for people from the age of 18. or older, ensure that by the end of the first quarter of 2022, they must cover the 3rd dose for those who have reached the vaccination schedule.

The Ministry of Health continues to direct regions to strengthen surveillance and early detection of suspected cases of COVID-19 infection in the community, cases of cough and fever to immediately localize, isolate, and treat thoroughly to manage the outbreak so that it does not spread and spread; at the same time, carry out medical activities properly to avoid cross-infection in isolation and blockade areas./.

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