PORTAL - On the morning of July 23, at the Provincial Exhibition and Convention Center, Mr. Vo Van Minh - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee chaired a Press conference to inform about the Covid-19 prevention and control in Binh Duong province.
Informing at the press conference, Ms. Truong Thi Bich Hanh - Head of Propaganda and Training Commission of Provincial Party Committee said that since the 4th pandemic wave (from April 27, 2021 to now), the province has recorded 5,425 cases in 9/9 localities. Accumulating all 4 pandemic waves in the province, there are 5,471 cases of Covid-19. Currently, the province has 11 treatment areas for Covid-19 patients with 3,498 people being treated. The newly detected patients are being transferred to treatment areas and some asymptomatic F0 are still quarantined in temporary quarantine areas. 360 people have been cured of the pandemic and 14 have died. The results of tracing the outbreaks recorded about 12,833 F1 cases, 33,723 F2 cases, currently 11,945 people are in concentrated quarantine, 25,321 people are in quarantine at home.
Ms. Truong Thi Bich Hanh - Head of Propaganda and Training Commission of Provincial Party Committee informs about the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the area
The province has taken many drastic measures to stop the spread of the pandemic, including directing to tighten and manage localities with outbreaks and high-risk lockdown areas and continue to strictly implement social distancing across the province in accordance with Directive 16 for 14 days from 0:00 on July 19, 2021, under the direction of the Prime Minister. In industrial parks, the province only allows enterprises to conduct production and business activities when meeting the requirements of pandemic prevention and control according to the motto of "03 on the spot", "01 road, 02 locations". As of July 22, 2021, there are 3,084 enterprises registered for implementation, with nearly 369,000 employees.
Currently, the Health branch is organizing a large-scale screening test for Covid-19 using the rapid antigen test and Realtime-PCR for 1.8 million people in the province. It is forecasted that in the coming time, more new cases of Covid-19 will be detected, up to about 15,000-20,000 people.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper reporter asks a question
At the press conference, reporters from press agencies were interested and asked questions related to the province's Covid-19 prevention and control plans to better control the pandemic situation, social security solutions, and ensure security and order in the province. Especially the work of localizing, quelling pandemic; vaccination plan; supporting essentials for quarantine and lockdown areas; monitoring the asymptomatic F0 treatment area; plan to use resources supported by organizations and individuals for pandemic prevention and control; activities of Covid-19 safety groups, community Covid-19 groups, etc. Reporters were also interested in the solution when F1 in the enterprises becomes F0, the supply of goods for enterprises carrying out "3 on the spot"; support for those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, etc. Representatives of relevant departments, committees and branches responded to reporters' questions. Mr. Trinh Ngoc Quyen - Director of Provincial Police added, about information 100% of officials, employees and students at Bo La drug addiction treatment facility located in Phu Giao district, Binh Duong province infected with Covid-19, are still taking PCR samples and waiting for the results. The province will provide specific information when the test results are available.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Vo Van Minh speaks at the press conference
Speaking at the press conference, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Vo Van Minh said that Binh Duong is an area adjacent to Ho Chi Minh City, with a large number of boarding house workers, living interspersed with industrial parks, so the risk of pandemic spread is very high. In the coming time, the province will deploy more quickly in large-scale testing, epidemiological investigation, tracing, quarantine, and sampling, must tighten and control people entering and leaving places that have been performed screening tests; return test results quickly to people and workers within 12 hours. Tightening, maintaining and gradually expanding safe "green zones"; organizing the administration of sampling, increasing testing capacity, etc. for early detection and immediate separation of F0 from the community. Thereby, the forces gradually concentrate the pandemic in small locations to focus on localizing, quelling the pandemic, cleaning the area, turning the "red zone" into "orange zone" down to "yellow zone" and quickly back to safe "green zone". Regarding treatment, Binh Duong implements a 3-storey tower treatment model including asymptomatic F0, mild F0 and severe F0 with underlying diseases. Especially in tomorrow, July 24, Binh Duong will start to inject 21,000 doses of vaccine according to the allocation of the Ministry of Health for priority subjects, especially workers.
The Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee wishes that the press agencies actively propagate to create consensus in the society, work together, and unite for Binh Duong to soon repel the pandemic.
Reported by Phuong Chi-Translated by Nguyen Trang