Emergency: The Ministry of Health recommends that those in close contact or accompanied by 2 patients who enter illegally should contact the medical facility immediately.

Patients 1440 in Vinh Long and 1451 in Ho Chi Minh City are two cases from Myanmar who illegally entered Vietnam on December 24th. Currently, the provinces / cities are actively searching for related people.

In order to proactively prevent, detect and promptly handle the risk that Covid epidemics can penetrate and spread in the community, the Ministry of Health recommends that those in close contact and accompanying patients 1440 and 1451, to Contact the nearest medical authority (Provincial Centers for Disease Control, District Health Centers, districts, communes, wards and towns).

Or call the hotline 19009095 of the Ministry of Health for advice, support and immediate implementation of measures to prevent Covid-19.

Patient 1440 (male, 32 years old, living in Vinh Long) and patient 1451 (male, 23 years old, living in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City), are two cases from Myanmar who illegally entered Vietnam on December 24.

Authorities initially identified 15 F1-related patients with 1440 people. As of December 27, all 15 people had their first negative results for SARS-CoV-2.

For 1451 patients, the Medical Center District 8, Ho Chi Minh City has made a list of 61 F1, 2. In which, 13 F1 children are focused on isolation and sample testing. 48 F2 requires home isolation and medical records.

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long emphasized that in the coming time, especially the Lunar New Year, the need to move back and forth across the border gate is great, the risk of illegal intrusion across the land border. may increase. The Minister asked to strengthen and bring up the work of prevention, fighting and prevention of epidemics in the border areas in order to prevent and prevent illegal intrusion to ensure safety for the people. Everybody.

At the same time, the Minister proposed to continue promoting the model of people based, creating many layers of “fence” to protect the border, not missing any cases of illegal entry. Strengthening medical capacity, capacity of testing, treatment … to be ready for all situations, even the worst.

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