Imports of anti-COVID-19 devices, medical products continue daily

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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, arranging continuous importation on public holidays.
On 10 September (yesterday), anti-COVID-19 equipment, medical products including oxygen plants and concentrators were imported by six companies and transported by 20 vehicles, including one bowser.
A total of 19 tonnes of oxygen (liquid) carried by one bowser, 2,161 empty oxygen cylinder, five oxygen plants, one oxygen generator, 1,213 oxygen concentrators for home use, and 108 tonnes of masks were imported via Muse, Chinshwehaw, Myawady and Tachilek trading posts and the Yangon International Airport.
One vehicle carrying liquid oxygen led to Yangon and three oxygen plants to Yangon and one oxygen plant each to Tachilek and Mawlamyine, officials said.
It is reported that the Ministry of Commerce is coordinating with relevant departments, facilitating the importations 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 — — MNA

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