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Volume 27, Number 1—January 2021

Nosocomial Coronavirus Disease Outbreak Containment, Hanoi, Vietnam, March–April 2020

Cuong Duy, Vuong Minh Nong, An Van Ngo, Tra Thu Doan, Tuan Quang Nguyen, Phuong Thai Truong, Linus OlsonComments to Author , and Mattias Larsson
Author affiliations: Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam (C.D. Do, V.M. Nong, A.V. Ngo, T.T. Doan, T.Q. Nguyen, P.T. Truong); Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (L. Olson, M. Larsson)

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Definitions, risk assessment, mitigation strategy, and numbers of contacts traced in the COVID-19 outbreak at Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam, March–April, 2020

Group Definition Risk assessment Strategy No. tracings
F1 All patients who visited the hospital, including discharged, transferred out, and outpatients Highest Quarantined at centralized centers for 14 d 27,893
Family caregivers of patients Test for SARS-CoV-2
Healthcare workers Daily health assessment by healthcare workers
Medical students and visiting scholars
People who visited patients
People from catering company, including nonlocal staff
Private hired caregivers for patients
Close contacts of F1
F3 Close contacts of F2 Medium Isolated at home for 14 d 24,346
F4 Close contacts of F3 Low Self-monitoring for at-risk symptoms
Remote health monitoring by local healthcare workers

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