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Hanoi prepares more sick beds for Covid-19 fight
  • | | December 04, 2021 10:01 AM
Hanoi authorities have urged each ward, commune and town to prepare at least 150 sick beds for Covid-19 treatment amid the rising new locally-infected cases.

Chairman of the local people’s committee Chu Ngoc Anh on Thursday issued instructions on Covid-19 prevention and control in the area.


A woman receives Covid-19 vaccine in Hanoi

Hanoi is now home to 579 wards, communes and towns which need to set up a total number of 86,000 beds for Covid-19 treatment, equal 150 beds each.

The Department of Health needs to guide the use of medicine for Covid-19 treatment at home.

Local authorities have also instructed localities to set up mobile medical stations to respond to the pandemic outbreak.

On Friday alone, Hanoi recorded over 791 Covid-19 cases, the highest so far. The figure would continue rising in the coming days.

Hanoi has arranged three layers for Covid-19 treatment. The first is mobile medication stations and at home. The second is 19 general hospitals in districts and the third is hospitals of the city and central levels.

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