A flight attendant and a woman related to “patient 17” are the next two cases of Covid-19, both in Hanoi, the Ministry of Health said.
“Patient 46” is a female, residing in Khuong Trung, Thanh Xuan district. On 6 and 7/3 she went out to some places in London without a mask. On March 8, she served on flight VN54 in the common cabin, row Y from seats 27 to 37. The next day she returned to her house at the cabin crew, going to some places around the area, according to information. news from the Hanoi Steering Committee meeting.
On March 10, she had a fever and coughed up phlegm, no chest pressure. The next day she went to the Aviation Medical Center, then transferred to Dong Anh Central Tropical Diseases Hospital, where the patient was isolated and taken the sample for the first test for positive results. nCoV.
On March 13, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology investigated epidemiological information, sampling samples. In the afternoon of the same day, the test result was positive for nCoV.
Currently, the patient’s health status is stable.
About 22 people in close contact with “patient 46” were isolated. Authorities are continuing to localize patients’ contact areas for isolation and supervision. The aircraft and cabin crew building were disinfected. Flight crews are also under medical supervision. Her alley in Thanh Xuan district is isolated to prevent disease. Hanoi City police identified patients during the flight on VN54 flight had 187 passengers.
“Patient 47”, a 43-year-old female from Truc Bach, Ba Dinh District, is a maid in the building of “Patient 17”, in close contact.
After the discovery of “patient 17”, the Hanoi Center for Disease Control reviewed and made a list of close contacts, this patient was epidemiologically investigated, tested and isolated in Hospital. Central Tropical Diseases Facility 2 Dong Anh from 6/3. Currently, the patient’s health is stable.
The patient’s sample was positive for nCoV, by RT PCR, performed by the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, announced the results this afternoon.
Thus, the total number of nCoV infections increased to 47, of which three reported today include two in Hanoi and one in Ho Chi Minh City.