The High Command of the Border Guard discusses COVID-19 prevention and control, tJuly 26, 2020.
At an emergency meeting on Sunday, Deputy Defense Minister Hoang Xuan Chien said, “The High Command has reactivated all COVID-19 prevention and control measures in all of its units pursuant to the Prime Minister's Directive 19. Focus will be given to trails and crossings where people often cross illegally.”
“We will strengthen control of border gates increase patrols along the borders, enhance communications to make people in border areas aware of heightened pandemic risk. The police and local administrations will work closely to investigate and commence criminal proceedings against anyone involved in transporting illegal immigrants,” said Chien.