In An Giang, police officers at waterway COVID-19 checkpoints work around the clock, requesting people and watercraft entering the province to make medical declarations. They also used loudspeaker to ask people and vehicles to comply with COVID-19 regulations.
In addition to the anti-COVID-19 mission, the local waterway police also carried out the tasks of ensuring traffic safety and fighting against crime on waterways.
In Can Tho, according to Major General Nguyen Van Thuan, Director of the Can Tho Municipal Police Department, in order to enhance the effectiveness and safety of all forces at local waterway COVID-19 checkpoints, the leadership of the city’s police has asked the local police forces to strictly control vehicles and people entering the city. At the same time, they promptly detected and handled violating people and vehicles entering Can Tho city from COVID-19-hit areas.
In addition, the local police forces are asked to strictly handle acts against on-duty officers. The on-duty police officers and soldiers must also comply with COVID-19 regulations to ensure safety for themselves and other people.