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MIL OSI-C. Region: Latin/Latin America

Source: the Republic-of-Brazil-2

Brasília (DF), 02/05/2020 THE pandemic, the new coronavirus has reached the city of Manaus (AM) such a difficult task. There are over 100 deaths each day in the capital city of the state of amazonas, a number that has quadrupled since the beginning of the arrival of the covid-as many as 19 in the country. To assist the state in responding to this pressure, the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) flew in today (02) for about a total of 452 billion personal Protective Equipment (personal protective equipment’s) to the University.

It is 300 thousand pieces of surgical masks, a 17-thousand pieces of masks, the N95, 130 thousand pieces of gloves, 4.080 glasses, and 1,300 lab coat, in addition to 1.080 liters of alcohol into a gel. These materials have been donated by the Foundation and Ita for Education and Culture, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health. You also have to be transported into the state for 45 cylinders of oxygen, to the Hospital of the Army, which caters to the population of Brazil. It is expected that the transportation of more than 50 units on the Saturday and 200 on Sunday.

It took off, also in flight of the MILITARY in the municipality of Guarulhos (SP, brazil) to Manaus(AM), carrying a 175-oxygen cylinders, six ventilators in hospital, and 400kg of the drug.In addition to this work, the Operation of Covid-19 employs local efforts around the country. All in all, it has already been employed more than 29-thousand of the military, a thousand carriages, with 102 ships and 34 aircraft. In Rio Grande do Sul, the military, the Navy in support of the Department of Education of the state in the distribution of hundreds of basic food items in the schools in the state of rio Grande River. A request has also included the delivery of four schools in the city of São José do Norte. In Santa Maria, rio grande do sul) was carried out with the inoculation of the truck against the H1N1 flu in the BR-158, enforcing the sanitary measures against the Covid – 19.

In the North, in Santarém (PA), the city the River has increased the awareness-raising activities on the prevention of the new coronavirus. With this in mind, there were distributed leaflets to the crews of the ships in the Harbor to the Mercadão 2000.

In the mid-West Region, in três Lagoas (MS), military officers of the Command Set of the West carried out the decontamination of the emergency services Unit of the county.In the north-east Region, the Command Set of the Rio Grande do Norte, and Paraíba, held from the 28th to the 30th of April, the campaigns to donate blood in the cities of Natal, rio grande do norte) and João Pessoa (PB), Campina Grande (PB), and Caicó, rio grande do norte). Military personnel from the Navy, Army and air force have made donations to the project. In the city of Recife (state of pernambuco), the state of the Ports of Pernambuco and has intensified the actions of the port state control in the Port of Recife (state of pernambuco). In addition to the monitoring of traffic on waterways, in the military, spoke to the crew members of the boats are monitored, and the members of the maritime community on the prevention of the Covid – 19.

The Command Set of the Bahia state carried out the decontamination of the Tourist Terminal Náutico da Bahia. The terminal is part of the transport system in the waterway, which meet at the crossing between Salvador (BA), Mar Grande (Vera Cruz), and to the Hill of the São Paulo state.In the south-East, the military, the Army, escoltaram, in the city of São Paulo, and mouth with the lungs, which are to be used in the fight against the Covid-19. In the city of Belo Horizonte, minas gerais, brazil), the Band of the 4th Military Region paid tribute to the health workers, as a way to thank you for your work in fighting the coronavirus.The operation COVID-19 Ministry of Defence, turned on the 20th of march, the Center for Joint Operations in order to participate in the co-ordination and planning of the use of the Armed Forces in the fight against the COVID-19. In this context, it has been enabled with ten Command Sets, which cover the whole of the national territory, in addition to the Command-Aerospace (COMAE), to operate on a permanent basis. The initiative is part of the efforts of the federal government in the fight against the pandemic, which has received the name of the Operation, COVID-19.

The demands are received by the department of Defense in support of state agencies, municipalities, and others, are analysed and directed to the Command Sets in order to assess the ability of the treatment process. Depending on the complexity of your request, you may be referred to the Office for the determine the best form of treatment.In order to access the photos of the Operation, COVID-19, please visit the Flickr of the Operation.Do Alvarenga, with input from the Command ConjuntosAssessoria for Social Communication (Ascom), Ministry of Defence, (61) 3312-4071

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