Ministries of Public Health and Defense, Prepare for New Wave of COVID-19
BANGKOK (NNT) - In order to prepare for a possible second wave of the viral epidemic, the Ministry of Defense together with the Ministry of Public Health hosted a training session to prepare for such a situation.
Preparations for a second wave of COVID-19 have been taking place at the Ministry of Defense, where emergency teams from four provinces comprising Bangkok / Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya / Samut Sakhon and Chonburi, joined seven other provinces in online training - Chiang Mai, Tak, Sa Kaeo, Ranong, Surat Thani, Krabi, Phuket, as well as representatives of the other 65 provinces.
The training was aimed at rehearsing emergency personnel and preparing their performance against the COVID-19 pandemic. Previous cases were brought up and discussed, to identify development that suits each province’s practices.
The Ministry of the Interior has ordered every province to make and submit a plan to confirm their readiness to handle such a situation.
The training was divided into two sessions. The first session was the command center comprising Public Relations Department / CCSA / and military units. The other session covered the operational and field missions, with emergency teams from every province.
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