* Since the two COVID-19 cases were reported in Long Dien district, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province, the provincial Military Command promptly deployed ten troops and specialized vehicles to spray disinfectants at medical checkpoints, Long Hai town People’s Committee and residential areas surrounding Long Hai town (Long Dien district).

Ba Ria - Vung Tau provincial Military Command praying disinfectants in the locality

* The same day, Ho Chi Minh City's chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front organized a send-off ceremony for volunteer forces who will participate in the COVID-19 battle in the city.

Nearly 300 volunteers from different religious organizations rushed to support the medical forces at field hospitals and COVID-19 resuscitation hospitals in the fight against the pandemic. 

* The Ninh Thuan provincial Military Command, the same day, presented medical supplies, food, and necessities to the Vietnamese-Cambodian community in three provinces in Northeastern Cambodia at Le Thanh International Border Gate, Duc Co district, Gia Lai province.

The gifts, worth 250 million VND, included medical face masks, hand sanitizers, rice, instant noodles, monosodium glutamate, cooking oil and fish sauce.

* In Dong Thap province, since July 20, local authorities of communes and townlets in Tam Nong district have mobilized forces to distribute rice to over 1000 poor and near-poor households in the district.

Presenting rice to ethnic minority people

* On July 22, a delegation of Army Corps 16 inquired after Regiment 717 and provided it with nearly 12 tons of rice, worth around 200 million VND, to support needy workers, ethnic minorities, and families affected by the pandemic.

The gifts aim to share difficulties with needy people while affirming the care of Army Corps 16 to the people amid the complicated developments of the pandemic, contributing to beautifying the image of Uncle Ho’s soldiers.

* The Dak Mil district Military Command, on the same day, coordinated with other organizations to open a “Zero-VND stall” program to help local people in need affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Particularly, the command provided rice, vegetables, fruits, instant noodles, fish sauce, cooking oil, sugar and milk, worth over 50 million VND in total, for local people in Group 6, Dak Mil townlet, Dak Mil district.

Previously, on July 21, the Dak Song district Military Command launched a “Zero-VND Booth” to assist the locals in Dak N’Drung commune of the district to overcome challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak in the region.

Translated by Quynh Oanh