Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Chu Ngoc Anh approved a plan to deploy large-scale testing to actively prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic in the capital city.

The plan aims to focus all resources, take advantage of every minute, every hour, use all means to make the most of the social distancing period to carry out testing on a large scale to ensure safety to the maximum extent.

Besides the mass testing campaign, the city will trace and assess the risk of infection to completely remove F0 cases from the community in the shortest time, in order to control the disease from breaking out.

Hanoi will prioritize the use of RT-PCR method to ensure the highest efficiency in identifying cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

VietNamNet visited and took photos at sample collection sites for Covid-19 testing in Thanh Xuan Bac ward in Thanh Xuan district and Van Chuong ward in Dong Da district.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

The city will divide test subjects by risk groups: red, orange and green.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội
Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

Red group: Areas in very high-risk and high-risk communes and wards according to Decision No. 2686 of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control; high-risk subjects based on epidemiological factors, those who travel a lot, have a lot of contact, such as people involved in supply chains, markets, frontliners, workers, security guards at buildings, and other high-risk areas. And other high-risk subjects according to experts' epidemiological indications.

Photo: A medical worker takes samples for a woman in Thanh Xuân Bac Ward, Thanh Xuan District.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

The city will use two testing methods: Realtime RT-PCR technique and quick test, giving priority to the RT-PCR method to avoid missing any infection cases.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

Orange group: Factories, enterprises, production facilities, agencies, units, markets, supermarkets, hospitals, medical examination and treatment establishments... and areas located in risk areas according to Decision No. 2686 of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control. Other subjects and other at-risk areas as designated by epidemiological expertise.

Photo: People in Van Chuong Ward line up to take samples for Covid-19 testing.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội
Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội
Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

In high-risk districts, one sample will be collected from each household, from one family member at the highest risk. Tests for F0 and F1 cases who enter Vietnam from abroad, those returning from epidemic-hit areas, and other subjects will be carried out regularly according to regulations.

 

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội
Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

Green group: People in the epidemic free area who not travel much.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

Tran Thi Nhi Ha, Director of the Hanoi Department of Health, said this is the largest Covid-19 testing campaign in the capital city so far.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội
Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội
Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

From August 9 to 17, Hanoi will provide 1.3 million tests using the RT-PCR technique, and 2 million rapid tests in an aim to screen and isolate Covid-19 pathogens from the community as quickly as possible.

Hình ảnh chiến dịch xét nghiệm tách F0 trong cộng đồng ở Hà Nội

People in Van Chuong ward were taken sample for testing on August 12.

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Hanoi conducts massive testing campaign with 3.3 million samples

Hanoi conducts massive testing campaign with 3.3 million samples

From August 9 to 17, Hanoi will provide 1.3 million tests using the RT-PCR technique, and 2 million rapid tests in an aim to screen and isolate Covid-19 pathogens from the community as quickly as possible.