PORTAL - According to the report of the Provincial Steering Committee for Covid-19 Disease Prevention and Control, from 17:00 on July 17 to 17:00 on July 18, 2021, Binh Duong recorded 64 new cases, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases in the community in the province to 2,644 cases.
Out of 64 new cases, 30 were detected in isolation, 18 were detected at medical facilities, and 16 were detected during community screening. According to the locality, Di An town has 30 cases, Ben Cat town 15 cases, Phu Giao district 13 cases, Thu Dau Mot city 03 cases and Thuan An city 3 cases.
During the day, 76 more patients treated at the Medical Center of Thuan An City recovered and were eligible for discharge. Up to now, 196 recovered patients have been discharged from the hospital.
The Steering Committee also informed about 02 deaths. Case 1, male patient, born in 1996, address: Hoa Phu, Thu Dau Mot, Binh Duong; treated at Ben Cat Town Medical Center from July 4, 2021; On July 17, 2021, the patient became seriously ill and transferred to the Provincial General Hospital for intensive treatment, but his condition was severe and he died at 17:10 on July 17, 2021. Diagnosis: Septic shock + Multi-organ failure/ Severe pneumonia complicated by severe ARDS caused by Sars-CoV-2 (Defined by RT-PCR).
Case 2, female patient, born in 1970, address: Uyen Hung, Tan Uyen, Binh Duong; treatment at the dormitory of the Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City (Managed and treated by the Medical Center of Di An City) from 16:00 on July 16, 2021, until 20:00 on July 16, 2021, the patient became seriously ill, was actively resuscitated by doctors, but died on the way to the Provincial General Hospital.
Graph of epidemic developments in the last 12 days
Accumulated in Binh Duong, there have been 2,690 cases of Covid-19 (including 32 Vietnamese citizens returning from abroad regulated by Military Zone 7, 07 foreign experts entering, 2,650 cases of infection in the community, 01 case of illegal entry from Cambodia. There were 08 patients died; 196 cases recovered.
Currently, the province has 09 treatment areas for Covid-19 patients in the province with 2,780 patients being treated, including 41 pregnant women, 28 people over 65 years old, 74 people had underlying disease and 51 had severe disease.
Implementing the Express Document No. 969/TTg-KGVX dated July 17, 2021 of the Prime Minister and Notice No. 137-TB/TU dated July 17, 2021 of the Secretary of Binh Duong Provincial Party Committee, on July 18, 2021, the Provincial People's Committee issued Official Letter No. 3300 on the implementation of social distancing in Binh Duong province according to Directive No. 16/CT-TTg dated March 31, 2020 of the Prime Minister in 14 days, from 0:00 on July 19, 2021. At the same time, implementing some urgent measures to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic in the province.
The province also deployed large-scale testing by rapid test throughout the province to quickly control the disease. On July 17, 2021, large-scale testing was carried out in Di An City, sampling results were for about 100,000 people, antigen rapid test results had 327 suspected cases.
On July 18, 2021, Binh Duong officially put into operation the 1,500-bed field hospital in Binh Duong New City World Trade Center (WTC EXPO), in order to promptly treat all new cases detected through screening tests in high-risk areas in the community, both to meet the health care requirements of the people and to reduce the load on upper-level hospitals.
Reported by Phuong Chi-Translated by Nguyen Trang