The number of emergency cases and deaths decreased by 20 percent during the Tet holidays, according to the Ministry of Health on February 2.
|Over 4,000 babies delivered safely across the country|
The Ministry reported that it has controlled diseases and no cases of an epidemic have been recorded nationwide during the Tet holidays. The number of people involved in traffic incidents has also decreased.
Doctors in hospitals in the country worked around the clock to provide treatment and examination to more than 80,000 patients, including 28,000 wounded people from traffic incidents. Of 302 deaths at hospitals, 124 died as a result of traffic incidents.
Over 4,000 babies have been delivered safely across the country. No people infected with acute diarrhea have been reported in January.
Importantly, medical workers provided timely treatment for wounded victims of the ferry disaster in Quang Hai commune, central province of Quang Binh.