According to the Ministry of Health, it is forecasted that in the coming time, the disease will continue to develop unpredictably in the world, not excluding the emergence of new strains that spread faster and are more dangerous.
Therefore, the health sector believes that, vaccines is still an important measure in disease prevention and control. At the same time, localities need to continue to promote vaccination, actively develop and deploy scenarios and plans to respond to all epidemic situations and be absolutely not subjective, negligent or lose vigilance.
Ministries, sectors and localities effectively and synchronously implemented the Resolution on the COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control program, the Resolution on safe, flexible adaptation and effective control of the epidemic. COVID-19 and closely follow the epidemic situation, directing drastically, with focus and focus all the way to the grassroots level.
The epidemic in Hanoi is difficult to end soon
According to Mr. Vu Cao Cuong, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Health, in the recent 1 week (from April 20 to April 26), the city recorded an average of 972 cases per day, a decrease of 28.9% compared to the previous week. with the previous reporting period (average 1,368 cases/day).
From April 16, Hanoi implemented vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged 5-11. The number of children vaccinated was 122,952 children, reaching 40.5%.
Leaders of Hanoi Department of Health said that the city has well controlled the epidemic situation. In which, most communes, wards and towns have brought the epidemic level to level 1, the city has entered a new normal state.
It is forecasted that in the coming time, the epidemic in Hanoi will enter a period of sharp decline, with the number of cases and severe cases continuing to decrease, however, it is difficult to end soon. Therefore, localities need to pay attention to and treat COVID-19 patients in order to reduce the rate of severe illness and death.
At an online briefing with districts of Hanoi’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control taking place on April 27, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung said, in order to ensure people take Rest assured that the holiday and the upcoming 31st SEA Games will go smoothly, the city requires localities to continue to strictly follow the direction of the Central and the city on COVID-19 prevention and control, absolutely not subjective, negligent.
Dung also asked localities to continue speeding up the progress of vaccination against COVID-19 for children aged 5-11 with the motto of ensuring vaccination safety in accordance with the guidance of the Ministry of Health.
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