Well-wishers donate cash for COVID-19 national committee

Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe (R) receives the cash presented by Union Minister U Thein Swe at the Ministry of Health and Sports in Nay Pyi Taw on 10 October 2020. Photo: MNA

A ceremony to donate cash to National-Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) was held at the Ministry of Health and Sports yesterday morning.
During the ceremony, Union Minister for Labour, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe, on behalf of the well-wishers, said that the ministry’s staff willingly donated cash to honour the Ministry of Health and Sports staff and volunteers who are working in the front line of COVID-19 preventive measures.
He added that the ministry has accommodated suspected patients at three Workers’ Hospitals and social security clinics were cooperating with the Ministry of Health and Sports, saying that the ministry will continue participating in prevention, control and treatment of COVID-19.
Then, Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe said that there might be small waves of infections in the country after the second wave of COVID-19 and before the vaccine is developed.
He said that the employees and supervisors are necessary to follow the health rules and related ministries and departments are needed to cooperate in dealing with the problems with long-term plans.
He urged labourers to wear masks and face shields and to avoid crowded places as possible as they can when the factories and industries resume operations.
The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population’s Union Minster and staff donated K11.6 million; Dr Zaw Thu Aung+Dr Su Myint Tin, daughter Ma Shin That Myint Thu and son Mg Khant Phone Myint Thu from Australia, and U Nyunt Tin (author-Pyithayar)+ Daw Nan Shwe Myint family donated K1million each, and staff of the Union Minister Office (Health) of the Ministry of Health and Sports K400,000.
Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe and Deputy Minister Dr Mya Lay Sein received the cash donation and returned certificates of honour to the donors.—MNA (Translated by Khine Thazin Han)

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