Ha Noi commits to putting the COVID-19 pandemic under control

April 14, 2023 8:13 PM GMT+7

VGP - Ha Noi targets to put the COVID-19 pandemic under a good control and continuing to administer more doses of the coronavirus vaccination to all of its citizens, according to the Ha Noi Center for Disease Control (CDC), said Khong Minh Tuan, Deputy Director of the Ha Noi CDC.

Ha Noi commits to putting the COVID-19 pandemic under control - Ảnh 1.

Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People's Committee Vu Thu Ha chairs the meeting on COVID-19 prevention, Ha Noi, April 17, 2023

The Deputy Director made the announcement on April 17 as the number of cases had grown by almost four times compared to the previous week.

Ha Noi has taken strong measures to reduce the infection.

In the coming period, the city's health sector will continue to administer COVID-19 vaccination to children aged 5 to under 12 years and people aged 18 years and above who have been vaccinated under the guidance of the Ministry of Health (MoH), he added.

He highlighted the importance of regularly monitoring the data to have timely response measures and reduce the number of hospitalized patients, especially those with severe diseases.

According to MoH statistics, Viet Nam reported more than 3,300 new COVID-19 cases from April 10-16, the highest number in a week since the beginning of 2023. 

he country has not recorded any fatality in the first quarter./.

Kim Loan