On October 2, Dieu Ngo pagoda (Loc Tien commune, Phu Loc district, Thua Thien Hue) held a ceremony to hand over the concentrated isolation area to 4 communes and towns of Chan May – Lang Co economic zone.
It is known that the isolation area of Dieu Ngo Pagoda has a capacity of about 100 people, fully meeting the physical conditions for citizens to live and live in, such as auxiliary works, separate rooms for each target group. , surveillance security cameras… During the quarantine period at the temple, the citizens will be supported by the temple with free meals and drinking water.
The temple cooks 20,000 meals a day for the quarantine and blockade
At the handover ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh, Vice Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Provincial People’s Committee acknowledged and highly appreciated the cooperation and contribution of Venerable Thich Thien My, abbot of Dieu Ngo Pagoda and the monks in residence. According to Mr. Binh, this is a great source of encouragement, supporting the locality to improve the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic and help people stay safe at home with medical supervision, contributing to ensuring social security and safety. people’s health.
At the same time, he also assigned the authorities of 4 communes and towns in the area of Chan May – Lang Co Economic Zone to be responsible for coordinating with Dieu Ngo Pagoda to plan a plan to ensure the prevention of Covid-19 epidemic for the force. participate in the work in the isolation area, as well as provide maximum support for citizens to well perform the isolation period as prescribed by the Ministry of Health.
“The pagoda feels very happy and is always willing to support in terms of facilities and funds to join hands with the state, contributing to reducing the burden on the prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, the temple decided to build an isolation area and hand over the temple’s campus to the local government to requisition as an isolation area for people in the area. This is also the spirit of serving sentient beings that cultivators can do in the current period with the hope that the epidemic will be controlled and eliminated”, Venerable Thich Thien My said.
It is known that up to now, there are 8 Buddhist temples and establishments in Nghe An, Bac Giang, Binh Duong and Thua Thien Hue that voluntarily serve as a place to take care of patients with Covid-19 and serve as an isolation place. focused medical.