According to the ministry, the 29-year-old man came to Vietnam from Orman on July 9 to work at the Hoa Phat Group. He was sent to a quarantine area in Quang Ngai Province right after landing at the Danang Airport. His samples were taken for viral testing on the same day and the results were announced positive for coronavirus on July 10. The patient is now being treated at the Dung Quat Industrial Zone. This is the 370th Covid-19 infection case in Vietnam so far, and the 230th patient from abroad who was quarantined immediately after arrival. The country has recorded no community infection of SARS-CoV-2 for 86 consecutive days since April 16. On July 10, three more Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospital, raising the total number of recoveries to 350, and there has been no fatality so far. As of July 11 morning, more than 12,920 people who had close contacts with Covid-19 patients or came from pandemic-hit areas are being monitored at hospitals, quarantine areas, or at … [Read more...] about Serbian specialist confirmed as new Covid-19 patient in Vietnam
Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Friday allowed the Kolkata Police to make use of under galleries of Eden Gardens for makeshift quarantine facility for police personnel. A meeting at Kolkata Police Headquarter, Lal Bazaar, took place at the Chamber of Special Commissioner Jawed Shamim. It was attended by CAB president Avishek Dalmiya. Thereafter, a visit to Eden Gardens was undertaken by Kolkata Police led by Arunmoy Saha. CAB president Avishek Dalmiya and Honorary Secretary Snehasish Ganguly were present during the visit. Untitled Carousel COVID-19 LIVE Updates: Maharashtra tops the list of states impacted with over 300 cases; US headed for very, very painful two weeks, says Donald Trump … [Read more...] about Kolkata: Eden Gardens to be used as COVID-19 quarantine facility for police personnel
Muskan VermaSoap brand marketed by Unilever, Lifebuoy is working towards spreading hygiene awareness in times of COVID-19. What started with a public service message via print now includes TVC's and digital ads, to spread awareness amongst consumers. The ads focus on the ways t0 prevent contracting the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Throughout its communication, the brand has refrained from a sales call to action in the traditional sense. It has maintained the stance that any soap will do, as long as one washes hands thoroughly. In its first print ad, Lifebuoy even named some of its competitors in the copy, and stressed that the ad was not for branding or promoting sales, but to spread awareness regarding the protection against the disease.In the initial days of the pandemic Lifebuoy released a public service message which asked the consumers 'to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by using any soap available whether it is lux, dettol, santoor, or godrej no.1'. The brand issued a … [Read more...] about Lifebuoy takes a hands-on approach to spread hygiene awareness in times of COVID-19
The clinical trial enrolled patients at 55 sites in eight countries, most in the U.S. After a median follow-up of 10 days, 256 of the 397 patients receiving the drug daily had improved and 44 had died. Worse outcomes were seen among patients who were over age 65, Asian, had a need for high oxygen support or enrolled in northern Italy, where hospitals were overwhelmed at the time, said study author Dr. Kristen Marks from Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. … [Read more...] about Do women practice safety better than men? What we learned from first COVID-19 conference
Loe said on Wednesday the volume of coronavirus cases has grown immensely in her hospital, Riverside University Health System Medical Center in Moreno Valley, and that the hospital's ICU is at capacity. But they have not yet expanded into their surge plan, such as canceling elective procedures or transforming other hospital units into ICUs. … [Read more...] about These California doctors flew to New York to fight Covid-19. Here’s what they learned.