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Ayeyarwady centre to be expanded to 770-bedded quarantine facility

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Unit A of Ayeyarwady Centre for COVID patients in Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on 22 Sept.  PHOTO: KO MOE

The Ayeyarwady centre will be expanded to a 770-bedded quarantine facility to provide medical treatments to COVID-19 patients in. According to the requirement and guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Sports, Professor Dr Zaw Wai Soe, the vice-chairman of Yangon Region COVID-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment Coordination Committee, its Secretary Professor Dr Myint Myint Nyein and Chairman of Ayeyarwady Foundation U Zaw Zaw decided to enlarge the centre. The foundation will lead the expansion of facility into unit A, B and C.
The unit A has been set up with 425 beds and the unit B will have 270 beds. The unit C will have 75 beds, and it will be used as the Critical Care Unit. The units B and C of the centre are expected to house patients at the end of September.
Accommodation will also be set up for 350 health workers and volunteers at the three units, while the management office for the whole centre has been opened at the headquarters of Myanmar Football Federation. The Ayeyarwady Foundation will also provide daily meals for the patients, health workers and volunteers.—Ye Yint Shine (Translated by Aung Khin)

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