Particularly, under the instruction of the Military Region 3 Command, on April 29 Chemical Battalion 38 sent 15 troops and two specialized vehicles to work with Ha Nam province’s medical staff to spray disinfectants in Chan Ly and Dao Ly communes of Ha Nam province’s Ly Nhan district where two COVID-19 cases had been reported.

Chemical troops spraying disinfectant in Ha Nam province

On April 30, the unit mobilized additional 15 troops and two specialized vehicles to assist Hung Yen province in disinfecting the pandemic-hit area of Tien Tien commune.

According to Chemical Battalion 38’s Commander Lieutenant Colonel Le Thanh Lam, on April 30 the unit completed the disinfection of Ha Nam province’s Chan Ly and Dao Ly communes and Hung Yen province’s Tien Tien commune. At present, all of its personnel are on stand-by to carry out missions on request. 

Apart from the chemical force, Military Hospitals 5 and 7 of Military Region 3 have prepared personnel, medical equipment, and facilities as well as developed different plans to receive and treat COVID-19 patients.

As a key force in COVID-19 prevention and control, the Ha Nam and Hung Yen provincial military commands have mobilized hundreds of troops and medical staff to work at medical checkpoints. 

By May 1, the Ha Nam provincial Military Command sent around 100 troops to work at six medical checkpoints in Ly Nhan district.

In Hung Yen province, 60 troops from the provincial Military Command were mobilized to guard at six medical checkpoints in Phu Cu district.

Furthermore, all personnel of military units of the provincial military commands are requested to guard at their offices to quickly respond to any circumstances.

Translated by Tran Hoai