HNP - Due to the complicated evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in the northern province of Bac Giang, a task force of 20 experienced doctors, led by Deputy Director of Hanoi Health Department Tran Van Chung, set out for the province on May 16 to aid its fight against the novel virus.
Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh encourages doctors in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak in Bac Giang.
“As an elite force of Hanoi, all of you must protect yourself first, in order to continue protecting the capital city in the near future”, he stated.
The task force will assist Bac Giang Province in taking more than 10,000 samples for COVID-19 testing, conducting contact tracing and zoning off Van Trung Industrial Park, with nearly 100,000 workers.
The medical staff will also participate in ensuring environmental hygiene and disinfecting the industrial park, evaluating infection risk at the park.
On behalf of the force, Deputy Director of the Department of Health Tran Van Chung pledged to work with Bac Giang’s health sector to soon stamp out the disease.