Alert in Vietnam regarding increased cases of Covid-19

From April 3 to 9, another 419 people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes the disease, were officially registered in the country, the largest number reported in one week recently, according to the publication, adding that the highest infection rate was recorded. In the capital, where 67 people were injured.

The number of serious cases of Covid-19 has also risen recently, deputy director of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Nguyen Trung Cap, told the newspaper, explaining that they are currently treating 74 critically ill patients, 15 of whom need to be on breathing or breathe. oxygen supply.

Public Health Emergency Operations Center Senior Adviser Tran Duck Phu said the increase in the number of infected people could be due to a decrease in immunity, either due to vaccination or infection.

According to the specialist, changes in weather conditions can also be an opportunity for viruses to flourish, to which is added the fact that many people no longer wear protective masks as they used to before.

Fu warned that the virus has not disappeared and is still present and spreading in society, stressing that the actual number of cases is higher than what was confirmed by the statistics of the Ministry of Health, as not everyone showing symptoms comes for examination to determine if they are infected. infected.

According to the daily reports of the health file, the number of new cases in Vietnam has increased from 15 reported on April 1 to 51 on April 5. By April 7, the number had risen to 82 and on April 8 it peaked at 122, surpassing the previous day with 183 new infections.

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Since the epidemic began in the country, more than 11,528,000 patients have been registered, 92.1 percent of whom were able to recover, while 43,186 patients died.

So far in Vietnam, just over 266 million doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered.


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