By Nyein Nyein
More than 400 COVID-19 patients are receiving medical treatments in Inya centre constructed under the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Sports and Yangon Region government in Mayangon Township, according to an official from Inya Centre. Under the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Sports and Yangon Region government, the treatment centre was first constructed on 29 September with an initial fund of K1 billion — K700 million by KBZ Bank and K300 million by Shwe Thanlwin Company.
The centre was handed over to the Ministry of Health and Sports on 10 October, and about 210 COVID-19 patients were admitted on the first day. On 11 October, about 20 more positive patients reached the centre and 183 patients, on 12 October.
The doctors and nurses from the Ministry are providing the necessary treatment to the patients who are at the centre while the volunteer staff are also assisting the patients. “Our volunteer staff are supporting from behind the curtain to make sure that the patients can eat in time and enjoy a convenient stay. Those who are receiving treatment in the centre are Myanmar nationals. Now, we are taking good care of 150 males and 200 females. We will also admit more patients because some have already registered to undergo treatment in this centre,” said U Thiha Sithu, the goalkeeper from Shan United Team and Myanmar National Team and a joint in charge of the Volunteer Control Team in Inya Centre.
The treatment centre will be equipped to conform to the status of a 500-bed hospital, including 16 high-dependency units (HDU).
Moreover, the centre has arranged for breakfast, lunch and dinner of nutritional value and necessary medicines for the patients. The centre includes separate buildings for the doctors, nurses and volunteers and also a 24-hour food court. (Translated by Hay Mar)