PSNews - The Police Department for Management of Prison, Compulsory Re-education Center and Reformatory has taken drastic measures to prevent COVID-19 spread in detention centers and prisons, following a direction of the Minister of Public Security.
|A staff sprays disinfectants to sterilize a vehicle at a prison's gateway.
As assigned by the Minister of Public Security, the Police Department for Management of Prison, Compulsory Re-education Center and Reformatory has requested the directorates of all detention facilities to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
As a result, visits to prisoners were restricted from February 2020 and then completely stopped from March 2020.
Detention facilities also strictly implemented regulations on prevention and control of COVID-19, while sprayed disinfectants to sterilize working and detention areas.
The units held training courses to equip their staff as well as prisoners with knowledge and skills to prevent COVID-19.
All officers and soldiers at the detention centers and prisons are supposed to be ready for duty around the clock.By Minh Thien