Government adds more capital for COVID-19 prevention

Working staff in Binh Duong coach station tested for COVID-19 (Photo: VNA)

Accordingly, the capital will be used to continue to buy necessary supplies, chemicals, biologicals, and medical equipment to serve COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control efforts under the plan approved by the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control in 2020.

The Ministry of Health is responsible for economically, effectively and transparently using the capital.

According to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6:00 am on March 11.

The country documented 1,588 domestically-transmitted infections, including 895 cases since the latest outbreak hit Hai Duong province and some other northern localities on January 27.

As many as 44,540 people who came into close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-hit areas are under quarantine nationwide, including 497 at hospitals, 15,056 at other quarantine sites, and 28,978 at home.

Among the patients under treatment, 48 have tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 once, 42 twice, and 118 thrice.

The Treatment Sub-committee said that 2,004 patients have been declared clear of the coronavirus so far./.



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