Hanoi rolls out drastic COVID-19 fight measures amid rising infection number

December 07, 2021 | 15:29
The People’s Committee of Hanoi has issued a document guiding COVID-19 prevention and control measures amid the rising number of infections in recent days.
Hanoi rolls out drastic COVID-19 fight measures amid rising infection number
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Hanoi – The People’s Committee of Hanoi has issued a document guiding COVID-19 prevention and control measures amid the rising number of infections in recent days.

Under the document, the committee asked the People’s Committees of districts and towns to direct relevant forces to promptly launch mobile medical stations to receive, quarantine, manage and give treatment to COVID-19 patients following guidance from the city and Ministry of Health.

Localities were requested to form community-based teams to support the supervision of COVID-19 patients at home to ease pressure on mobile medical stations.

The city People’s Committee directed localities to providing training and guidance for the teams in monitoring the health of COVID-19 patients at home. The city Health Department was assigned to ask local hospitals to give professional guidelines to the mobile medical stations.

Meanwhile, home quarantine for F1s will be continued in line with instructions from the Ministry of Health.

Localities were allowed to make adjustments and supplementation to administrative measures in pandemic prevention and control in different pandemic levels, including the restrictions and suspension of unnecessary services, including restaurants, and mass gatherings depending on the developments of COVID-19.

Meanwhile, districts and towns were requested to coordinate with the municipal Department of Transport to coordinate and transport COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms, samples and F1s to quarantine and treatment facilities.

VNA

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