Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City dispatched its medical quick-response team and much needed equipment to Hai Duong Province, the epicentre of the latest COVIDID-19 outbreak, early on Saturday.
Quach Hien Trung, a laboratory technician, and Văn Cập Quí, medical device engineer, will assist their counterparts.
It sent bio-chemistry and immunology laboratory equipment to Field Hospital No.2.
Medical personnel and equipment and funds for the fight against COVID-19 have also been sent to Hai Duong from other places like Hanoi, Hai Phong and Quang Ninh Province.
Free air transport
Bamboo Airways has been providing free transport for medical equipment to Hai Duong since February 18, ferrying them to Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi.
It is also offering free round trips to medical workers going to the province and seeking to increase the frequency of flights to transport them and medical supplies.
As of Sunday morning 632 Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Hai Duong, of whom 142 people have recovered, according to the Ministry of Health.
Locally-transmitted cases have been found in seven cities and provinces.