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Hanoi hospitals tighten supervision for timely detection of coronavirus
Anh Kiet - Oanh Tran 07:28, 2020/07/30
In Hanoi, hospitals continue to carry out proactive prevention and control measures.

Facing the risk of Covid-19 spread, public and private hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang have strengthened their supervision of face mask wearing, hand washing with sanitizers and body temperature measurement, Kinh Te & Do Thi reported.

 Bach Mai hospital was one of the coronavirus hotspots in Hanoi. Photo: T.K

In Hanoi, hospitals continue to carry out proactive prevention and control measures such as measuring body temperature, disinfecting hands, requiring people to wear face masks when coming to the hospital.

Particularly, hospitals which were assigned to treat Covid-19 include the Central Hospital of Tropical Diseases, hospitals of Dong Da, Ha Dong, Duc Giang, Bac Thang Long and Thanh Nhan, have prepared inventories of medicines, chemicals, supplies and equipment, medical masks and protective gear, and reactivated the anti-pandemic mode.

Hospitals has suggested that people should not visit patients. Each patient should have only one companion.

Dr. Nguyen Viet Nhung, director of the Central Lung Hospital, said the hospital has always been vigilant about the risk of a Covid-19 outbreak and maintains a positive response process.

Like its peers, the hospital is taking preventive measures. It is necessary to raise warning level and ensure epidemiological safety to control people coming from Covid-19-hit areas, Nhung said.

Suspected Covid-19 or people returning from the epidemic-stricken regions will have to make medical declarations. The medical declaration contents must be updated to be suitable with the new evolution of the pandemic.

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