Da Nang logs 17 community infections amongst 66 new COVID-19 cases on Nov.28

By DA NANG Today / DA NANG Today
November 28, 2021, 19:44 [GMT+7]

Da Nang recorded 66 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, November 28, 17 of which were found in the community, 13 in local centralised quarantine facilities, 30 during at-home quarantine and the remaining six in locked-down residential sites, the municipal Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said in its latest bulletin.

All of the community-acquired patients had intentionally gone in-person to some medical facilities citywide for COVID-19 testing due to their displaying of some suspicious symptoms and they then tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 there.  In detail, four cases were detected via tests at the Hoan My Da Nang Hospital, two cases were found at the An Duc Clinic,  and one each at the medical centres of Lien Chieu and Thanh Khe districts, the Hoa Khanh Clinic, the Tam Tri Hospital, the Thien Nhan Clinic, Hoa Hiep Nam Ward Medical Station a private clinic in Lien Chieu District.

In addition, the Da Nang-based Hospital 199 under the Ministry of Public Security detected three cases of coronavirus, of which two were employees of the GO supermarket. 

An employee from the Hoa Vang District Medical Centre was also confirmed to contract the virus while on duty at C4 quarantine checkpoint in Hoa Nhon Commune.

The cases recorded on Sunday were related to 18 highly contiguous infection chains.

Lien Chieu recorded the highest number of COVID-19 infections on Sunday with 29, followed by 13 cases in Thanh Khe, nine in Son Tra, seven in Hai Chau, five in Cam Le and one in Ngu Hanh Son.

There are currently 171 completely- blockaded residential areas, putting 1,306 households with a combined total of 5,740 people under lockdown.

A combined total of 1,067 people are put under compulsory quarantine in 17 centralised facilities.

Da Nang has recorded 950 infections, 99 of which were returnees from other cities and provinces nationwide, since October 16 when the city saw the resurgence of COVID-19 community-based cases.

Reporting PHAN CHUNG- Translating by A. THU