Accordingly 7,235 people who are exposed to high risk of Covid-19 contagion will be the first to be vaccinated against the disease.
Among them, some 4,000 people who work in medical facilities and make direct contact with Covid-19 patients or the patients’ specimen, medical staff taking Covid-19 samples for testing, staff working in epidemiological investigation and tracing suspected Covid-19 people, staff in the emergency unit and transporting Covid-19 patients.
Other 3,500 people participate in the pandemic prevention, including members of the Steering Committee for the Covid-19 prevention, people working in the city's isolation centers are also prioritized for being inoculated.
The vaccination will be conducted from March 9 to 18 in 30 districts and townships across the city.
Last night, the Hanoi Department of Health issued a test plan to detect SARS-CoV-2 for people who may be at high risk of infecting Covid-19 in the community.
Accordingly, about 4,000 randomly selected people who are workers, restaurant staff and residents living in apartment buildings will be tested for Covid-19 from March 11.