On the afternoon of May 25, 375 workers in Bac Giang Province were found to be infected with the new crown virus. These workers were all in social isolation areas. Hanoi’s 30 counties have prepared 72 isolation areas and are expected to have isolation beds ready for more than 30,000 people.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic in Vietnam on April 27, it has continued to ferment and worsen.
At present, it has affected most provinces and cities in Vietnam, first the industrial center in northern Vietnam, then the southern center – Ho Chi Minh City, and the central tourist city Da Nang has also suffered.
Yesterday afternoon, 375 workers in Bac Giang, Vietnam were diagnosed!
On the afternoon of May 25, 375 workers in Bac Giang Province were found to be infected with the new crown. These workers were all in social isolation areas.
The above cases were discovered as a result of comprehensive sampling and testing conducted by the Ministry of Health, Bac Giang Province and various medical units in all industrial zones, factories and worker accommodation areas in the province in the past three days. .
These cases are staying in areas where social isolation and surveillance are implemented in accordance with the Prime Minister’s “Instruction No. 16”.
So far, 1,400 cases of infection have been confirmed in Bac Giang Province alone, accounting for nearly a quarter of the total number of confirmed cases in Vietnam.
From this point of view, the current epidemic situation in Vietnam is not optimistic enough. After all, the outbreak point this time is concentrated.
Hanoi has prepared 72 quarantine areas
Preparing to isolate 30,000 workers
According to the Hanoi Epidemic Prevention and Control Working Group, 30 counties in Hanoi have prepared 72 isolation areas for those who have been infected Isolation locations are provided for close contacts of COVID-19 workers, and isolation beds are expected to be prepared for more than 30,000 people.
In the past week, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Vietnam has been around 150 every day. Judging from the numerical value alone, it seems that The epidemic is still under control, but for Vietnam, this number has a very different meaning.
This is the first large-scale outbreak in Vietnam since the global outbreak of the new coronavirus in 2020. The epidemic is still spreading rapidly in northern Vietnam.
Influence the layout of the industrial chain
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Zheng on the 25th An official letter “On Ensuring the Safety of COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Industrial Zones” was issued.
The official letter pointed out that this round of epidemic spread in the industrial zones of Bac Giang and Bac Ninh provinces with high density of workers, causing serious disruptions to the supply chain and production chain. Bac Giang Province temporarily closed four industrial parks in the province on May 18, three of which contain Hon Hai factories that mainly produce OEM products for Apple.
The “Notice on Further Strengthening the Prevention and Control of the COVID-19 Epidemic” published by the Chinese Embassy in Vietnam on its official website on May 20 also stated: “Some Chinese-funded enterprises in Vietnam Local employees were diagnosed with the infection, industrial parks were closed, and factories were suspended, causing economic losses.”
The World Bank released the May 2020 Vietnam Macroeconomic Report on May 17. The World Bank warned that since the end of April 2021, the epidemic broke out in Vietnam, forcing the Vietnamese government to introduce measures such as closing schools and restricting the movement of people. These measures will have a serious impact on Vietnam’s domestic economic activities, especially in the fields of tourism, transportation and retail. </p