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HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization

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The chemical Brigade 87’s division 38 under the HCMC High Command and the local armed forces in districts and Thu Duc City started the 7-day citywide sanitization today, July 23 with the participation of nearly 2,000 military personnel.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 1 Soldiers in protective gear using high-pressure sprays sanitize streets in Binh Tan District on July 18. (Photo: SGGP)
As planned, two teams featuring 16 special vehicles will disinfect four districts every day. The cleaning and disinfection is carried out in Thu Duc City and Binh Chanh District in the first day of the program.
The HCMC High Command asked the competent units and military headquarters and local authorities of districts and Thu Duc City to evalutate their pandemic situations and ensure security and traffic safety during the campaign.
The sanitizing program is expected to clean the environment and mitigate the ongoing coronavirus crisis in the city.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 2 The 7-day citywide sanitization is carried out by the  HCMC High Command in coordination with the chemical Brigade 87 and the chemical division 38 of the Military Zone 7 High Command aong with the local armed forces of Thu Duc City and 21 districts. (Photo: SGGP)
It is the first time that the HCMC High Command coordinated with the chemical Brigade 87 and the chemical division 38 of the Military Zone 7 High Command along with the local armed forces of Thu Duc City and 21 districts to organize the largest mass sanitization, Major General Le Ngoc Hai, Deputy Commander of the HCMC High Coommand said.
Around 1,000km of streets throughout the city was disinfected since April 24, he added.
Six tons of disinfectant chemicals will be used in the cleaning and sanitizing program that will run from July 23-29. There will be 20 special-use vehicles disinfecting two districts per day.
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HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 4 The military force at the launch of the campaign
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HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 8 The chemical Brigade 87 and the chemical division 38 
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HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 10 The sanitizing program will run from July 23-29. The city’s military force will spray disinfectant over entire city with two-four districts per day.
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HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 12 There will be 20 special-use vehicles disinfecting two districts per day. (Photo: SGGP)


HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 13 The launch of the mass sanitization campaign is held at the HCMC High Command.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 14 The first team’s 10 special-used vehicles run through February 3 and Hong Bang streets to come to Binh Chanh District.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 15 Medical workers spray disinfectant on the February 3 street.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 16 10 special-used vehicles of the second team travel along Dien Bien Phu Street leading into Thu Duc City.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 17 The fleet crosses Hang Xanh overpass.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 18 The fleet is on the Saigon Bridge crossing the Saigon River, connecting Binh Thanh District and Thu Duc City on the Hanoi Highway.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 19 The vehicles running through Thu Duc intersection and Le Van Viet Street before entering wards of Tan Phu, Long Thanh My, Tang Nhon Phu A and Tang Nhon Phu B in Thu Duc City.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 20 A militia is on duty at a blocked site on Le Van Viet Street in Tan Phu Ward
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 21 The fleet of vehicles is divided into three groups to spay disinfectant throughout Thu Duc City.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 22 The first group disinfects Tam Binh Street in Hiep Binh Chanh Ward, Thu Duc City.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 23 The second group carries out the sanitization in Tang Nhon Phu A & B wards.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 24 The Tan Phu and Long Thanh My wards are sanitized by the third group.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 25 Additional sanitizer is added to a special-used vehicle.
HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 26 HCMC launches 7-day citywide sanitization ảnh 27 After adding sanitizer, the fleet sprays disinfectant on the National Highway 13 and Hiep Binh Phuoc ward.

By Thanh Son – Translated by Kim Khanh

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