Daily imports of anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products continue

Lorries are transporting the imported anti-Covid devices to the needed regions.

The Ministry of Commerce is making efforts to ensure people have access to the essential medical supplies that are critical to the COVID-19 prevention, control and treatment activities, including liquid oxygen and oxygen cylinders, by arranging continuous importation through trading posts, international airport and seaports with standard operating procedures.
On 27 September (yesterday), anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products, including oxygen plants and concentrators, were imported by two companies and transported by three vehicles.
A total of 40 tonnes of oxygen (liquid) was carried by two bowsers, and 5,309 empty oxygen tanks, five oxygen plants, nine tonnes of gloves and eight tonnes of masks were imported via Myawady and Chinshwehaw trading posts.
One oxygen bowser and five oxygen plants were transported to Yangon and another oxygen bower to Monywa respectively.
Officials from the relevant departments are cooperating to facilitate and expedite the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for better importation.
It is reported that the Ministry of Commerce is coordinating with relevant departments, facilitating the importation of essential medical supplies required in prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19, as well as contact persons for inquiries can be reached through the Ministry’s Website — www.commerce.gov.mm. — MNA

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