The ambulance sirens, I'm tired of hearing what people say"

Thứ Hai, 23/8/2021| 18:57

Head of the Propaganda Department of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee suggested that the Department of Health consider and thoroughly understand that ambulance drivers should temporarily stop honking all day and night, only using rotating lights to signal.

The ambulance sirens, I'm tired of hearing what people say

At a press conference to provide information and propaganda to prevent and control the Covid-19 epidemic in Ho Chi Minh City on the afternoon of August 23, Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue, Head of the Propaganda Department of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee said that the people of the city are about to spend the next day begin to strengthen social distancing. "From 6 a.m. to now, we have seen the initial change in the anti-epidemic work. The streets are open thanks to the response of the people," said Mr. Khue.

Since then, Mr. Khue suggested that the Department of Health consider and thoroughly understand the ambulance driver to temporarily stop honking all day and night, using only rotating lights to signal. "Ambulance sirens make a sound that resonates in the hearts of worried and bewildered people. We should take into account the psychosocial impact, let the people have peace of mind," said Mr. Khue. The head of the Propaganda Department of the City Party Committee recalled how he met an ambulance honking its horn last night when he went to check on epidemic prevention and control in District 5. "Although it was raining and the road was empty, the ambulance kept honking, I heard. We should try our best to avoid it, creating anxiety for the people is not advisable," said Mr. Khue. Information at the meeting, Mr. Pham Duc Hai, Deputy Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, said that according to data provided by the Ho Chi Minh City Police, from 0:00 on August 23 to noon on the same day, the number of Traffic on the road decreased by 85% compared to yesterday. This is good news for the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic. In addition to the number of ambulances belonging to medical units, the city currently has 500 taxis to transport people to the emergency room, and 260 converted 16-seat vehicles to transport severe Covid-19 patients for treatment.

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