Monastery in Go Vap under temporary lockdown due to new Covid-19 cluster

Monastery in Go Vap under temporary lockdown due to new Covid-19 cluster

The Ho Chi Minh City Center for Disease Control (HCDC), on February 20, informed that it had just detected a new cluster of Covid-19 cases at a monastery in Go Vap District. The health sector quickly implemented infection control measures, notifying students for epidemiological investigation and testing.
Five new community cases of Omicron found in HCMC

Five new community cases of Omicron found in HCMC

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health yesterday reported that five new cases of Omicron variant were detected in the community through taking random samples for testing of 72 SARS-CoV-2 infections at hospitals from January 31 to February 7.
HCMC Chairman requests to soon use Omicron-specific detection method

HCMC Chairman requests to soon use Omicron-specific detection method

Referring to the new method that can identify the Omicron variant without having to go through the gene sequencing process being studied in Ho Chi Minh City, Chairman of the city People's Committee Phan Van Mai directed the Department of Health and the Department of Science and Technology of Ho Chi Minh City to soon complete this solution for early registration to ensure intellectual property rights and put it in practice.
Covid-19 patients entering Vietnam in HCMC will be transferred to Field Hospital No.12 in Thu Duc City

HCMC has 88 Omicron variant infection cases so far

The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Economic Recovery yesterday held a regular meeting to update the pandemic status in the city as well as matters related to the upcoming Tet Holiday.