Sihanoukville has kick-started a COVID-19 medical centre, laboratory and oxygen production facility at Chamkar Chek referral hospital.
H.E. Mrs. Men Sam An, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Assembly-Senate Relations and Inspection, presided over the inauguration of the counter-COVID-19 facilities on Sept. 20.
According to Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor H.E. Kuoch Chamroeun, the COVID-19 medical centre of mainly 230 patient beds, services rooms and other health equipment cost US$1,742,830.
A laboratory building of US$270,000 was donated by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen and his spouse Samdech Kittiprittpundit Bun Rany Hun Sen, and equipped with primary facilities supported by the People’s Republic of China, he added.
H.E. Mrs. Men Sam An spoke highly of the new health facilities as well as Preah Sihanouk province’s hard work to contribute to the Royal Government of Cambodia in fighting against COVID-19.
She believed the facilities will make the province’s health intervention, especially against COVID-19, more effective and encouraged a good use of them.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press