More than 160 health workers have been sent to Binh Xuyen District, northern Vinh Phuc Province, to help with the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19), the provincial Health Department said.
|More than 160 health workers are mobilised to Vinh Phuc Province, the hotspot of COVID-19, to help with the fight against the disease. — VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Hung|
They have been trained in screening, diagnosis and prevention of the COVID-19 epidemic to help health workers and residents in Binh Xuyen District, which is the hotspot of COVID-19, improve its ability to prevent and fight the disease.
They will work round-the-clock from February 13, assisting in zoning off high-risk areas and environmental hygiene, as well as medical treatment.
On Thursday, the province had confirmed 11 cases, including nine in Binh Xuyen District.
From February 13, the province has zoned off and quarantined affected areas in Son Loi Commune, Binh Xuyen District, for 20 days.
Eight stations will be set up on roads to and from Son Loi Commune to prevent the virus from spreading. — VNS
The Health Ministry reported on February 13 that it has sent materials and a permanent working team to the northern province of Vinh Phuc to help with the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19).
Directly contacting with nCoV patients, physicians and nurses at Emergency Department of the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases are under pressure from not only the disease but also their surrounding people.