(August 4, 2020) At 13.30 hrs., Pol.Lt.Gen. Sopon Pisuttiwong, Deputy Governor of Bangkok, presided over the meeting of the BMA’s Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, No. 71/2020 at Rattanakosin Room, Bangkok City Hall. The meeting was participated by the BMA’s executives and other related agencies.
Today the working groups on various aspects reported the progress of work implementation under their responsibilities. For example, working group on the coordination for public order reported that no violation of the measures was found during the inspection visits to 1,524 business establishments, that were granted relaxation of measures on July 31, 2020. Working group on patient treatment reported that no infection was found during the search for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection among the risk group of alien workers from Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos. Regarding the training under Incident Action Plan for the 2nd wave of COVID-19 infection that the Royal Thai Government ordered all related agencies and provinces to participate, the Health Department will be the main responsible agency while the Medical Service Department will be supporting agency in conducting the training so that the BMA can meet the objectives set by the Government and be ready to cope with the future situation.
Moreover, the meeting agreed to the Business Continuity Plan (BCP)which is the holistic management for building resilience to crisis proposed by the BMA Fire and Rescue Department. This plan aims to make the BMA agencies ready, be able to work during the time of crisis or emergency and be able to continuously and efficiently provide services to the public.The framework of the plan covers various types of disaster, namely,fire, flood, earthquake, collapses of buildings, protests and rallies and severe communicable diseases. This plan will be submitted to the Governor of Bangkok for approval.