Regularly communicate with the World Health Organization to update information, timely and accurately about new strains of COVID-19
According to the Ministry of Health, on May 11, on the National System of COVID-19 Case Management, 2,758 new infections were recorded in the country (down 96 cases compared to the previous day) in 53 provinces and cities. (there are 1,921 cases in the community).
Average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days: 3,075 cases/day.
Since the beginning of the epidemic, Vietnam has 10,683,972 infections, ranking 12th out of 227 countries and territories, while with the ratio of infections per million people, Vietnam ranks 104 out of 227 countries and regions territory (on average, there are 107,962 infections for every 1 million people).
The 4th outbreak (from April 27, 2021 to present): The number of infections recorded in the country is 10,676,220 cases. Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Hanoi (1,593,147), Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City (608,799), Nghe An (483,023), Bac Giang (385,964), Binh Duong (383,572).
The World Health Organization has identified 348 cases of hepatitis of unknown origin, as research into possible links to adenovirus and COVID-19 is underway. The Ministry of Health suggested that localities continue to strengthen surveillance of ‘mysterious’ acute hepatitis cases.
Up to now, the total number of people infected with COVID-19 in Vietnam who have recovered is: 9,327,523 cases. Currently treating and monitoring 1,313,391 cases, of which 365 are serious cases being treated, including: breathing oxygen through a mask: 278; high-flow oxygen breathing HFNC: 41; non-invasive mechanical ventilation: 17; invasive mechanical ventilation: 27; ECMO breathing: 2.
Average number of deaths recorded in the past 7 days: 2 cases. The total number of deaths from COVID-19 in Vietnam so far is 43,060, accounting for 0.4% of the total number of infections.
Total number of deaths ranked 24/227 territories, number of deaths per 1 million people ranked 130/227 countries and territories in the world. Compared with Asia, the total number of deaths ranked 6/49 (3rd in ASEAN), deaths per 1 million people ranked 25/49 Asian countries and territories (ranked 4th in ASEAN).
The World Health Organization says the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron is widespread around the world and the number of COVID-19 cases is increasing in more than 50 countries around the world. In particular, the sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5 of Omicron also pushed up the number of cases in South Africa.
The Ministry of Health requested to continue to actively monitor the epidemic situation and the appearance of new strains; regularly communicate with the World Health Organization to update information, timely and accurately about the mutations.
Vietnam increases surveillance level for ‘mysterious’ hepatitis in children
The World Health Organization has identified 348 cases of hepatitis of unknown origin, as research into possible links to adenovirus and COVID-19 is underway, the Ministry of Health said. Hepatitis cases have been reported in 20 countries, while 70 cases from 13 countries are awaiting testing.
To date, only 6 countries have reported more than 5 cases, but in the UK alone there are more than 160 cases. Scientists are still studying the role of COVID-19, in terms of co-infection or co-infection.
Tests over the past week confirmed about 70% of cases were positive for adenovirus, specifically subtype 41, associated with gastroenteritis. Tests also showed about 18 cases were positive for COVID-19.
In Vietnam, the Ministry of Health has issued a document directing leading institutes, hospitals, and local health sectors to continue to strengthen surveillance of acute hepatitis of unknown cause, in which good implementation the examination, screening and early detection of hepatitis virus infections for treatment and timely management to limit complications; guide medical units in the area to well implement the professional guidelines of the Ministry of Health in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with viral hepatitis.
It is expected that more than 1.87 million people in Ho Chi Minh City are subject to 4 doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Following the direction of the Ministry of Health, the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health has submitted a report to the City People’s Committee on a draft plan to organize the second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine (dose 4) for people in the area. City table.
This is to ensure vaccine coverage and create sustainable immunity against COVID-19; at the same time, it is required that the organization of injections must be safe, of good quality, and ensure the schedule according to regulations and instructions of the Ministry of Health.
According to the guidance of the Ministry of Health, the draft plan proposes that there are 3 groups of people receiving the 4th injection, including:
– People aged 50 and over with an expected number of 1,874,121 people (data provided by People’s Committees of districts and Thu Duc city, updated until May 9).
– People 18 years of age or older with moderate to severe immunodeficiency
– People in the high-risk group of exposure to COVID-19 (health workers, frontline officers against the epidemic, workers, people working in industrial zones).
It is expected that more than 1.87 million people belong to the above categories.
For employees, working at the unit or for people undergoing inpatient treatment at the unit (including people with residential addresses in other provinces and being treated at medical facilities) will be injected at the hospital. Hospitals and vaccination facilities.
Besides, injection is also organized at mobile injection points in the area according to the decision of the People’s Committees of districts and Thu Duc city. In cases of difficult mobility, unable to travel to the injection sites will be injected at home.
The implementation period is expected to begin as soon as the Ministry of Health supplies the vaccine according to the principle that any unit is ready to ensure vaccination safety. Scope of deployment throughout Ho Chi Minh City.
According to worldometer.info website, in the past 24 hours, the world recorded over 533,000 cases of COVID-19 and 1,313 deaths. The total number of cases since the beginning of the epidemic has reached 518.9 million cases, of which over 6.28 million deaths.
The three countries with the highest number of cases in the past 24 hours in the world are Germany (93,102 cases), Australia (57,088 cases) and the US (52,706 cases).
The 3 countries with the highest number of deaths in the past 24 hours in the world are Germany (227 cases), Italy (115 cases) and the US (108 cases).
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the US has been the country with the highest number of total cases in the world with over 83.8 million cases of COVID-19 and over 1.02 million deaths. Next is India with over 43 million cases and over 524,000 deaths. Third is Brazil with over 30.6 million cases and over 664,000 deaths
The European Commission (EC) on May 10 approved 3 decisions confirming that the digital certificate for COVID-19 issued by Vietnam, Indonesia and the Seychelles is equivalent to the digital certificate for COVID-19 of the EU. European Union (EU).
As a result, these three countries will be connected to the EU system, and the EU will accept their COVID-19 certificates with the same conditions as the digital certificates for COVID-19. The number of countries and territories connected to the EU digital certificate system has been increased to 67.
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