Myanmar Convention Centre (MCC) has the facilities made ready to provide treatment for 250 COVID-19 patients on Mindhamma Road in Mayangon Township, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports. In order to provide the cure for COVID-19 patients, MCC has already prepared the beds and supplies for the patients. The necessary medical team will also be assigned by the joint medical coordinating team of COVID-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports.
Further, the authorities have supplied necessary things after monitoring the COVID-19 vaccination of the educational staff at MCC. At present, two hospitals are also carrying out preparation measures to hospitalize the COVID-19 positive patients. These two hospitals are the People’s Hospital in Hlinethaya township and the People’s hospital in Shwepyitha township. Hlinethaya township hospital will be able to accommodate 100 patients and has made ready the essential things such as oxygen for 50 patients while Shwelinpan civil hospital will be able to accommodate 50 patients.
The authorities are also having the medical examinations conducted on all the visitors who will come from the stay home townships to the Yangon region to make sure whether they have COVID-19 or not. Currently, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has increased in Lashio. With the essential further control of spreading of COVID-19, the instructions, orders and notifications of the union level organizations and the relevant ministries released on 31 May 2021 was extended to 30 June 2021. So far, Myanmar has reported a total of 148,617 cases, with 3,265 deaths and 133,753 recoveries as of 22 June 2021.
Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar