In the morning of August 15th, Long An Provincial People’s Committee organized an opening COVID-19 intensive care unit belonged to Thai Nguyen Central Hospital. Attending the opening, there was Saigon Telecommunication and Technologies Corporation (Saigontel).
On the side of Long An province, there was attendance of Provincial Party Secretary - Mr. Nguyen Van Duoc, Provincial Party Deputy Secretary, Chairman of Long An Provincial People’s Committee - Mr. Nguyen Van Ut. On the side of Saigontel, there was attendance of Ms. Nguyen Cam Phuong - General Director of the company.
An inauguration ceremony of COVID-19 intensive care unit, belonged to Thai Nguyen Central Hospital
After 10 days of installation from the date of establishment decision, Intensive Care Unit (abbreviated as Unit) located at the guest house of Long An General Confederation of Labor (ward 3, Tan An city, Long An province) has put into operation.
The Unit is considered as the last-line treatment for serious or critical patients in Long An province and neighboring areas, the scale of the first phase is 150 beds with machines to ensure the treatment of critical patient’s condition. The unit shall significantly contribute to the goal of reducing the death of COVID-19 patients in Long An.
The Ministry of Health has also dispatched 158 experienced doctors, nurses, testing staff and technicians from Thai Nguyen province to serve the treatment, including the director and deputy directors of Thai Nguyen Central Hospital. In addition, the unit also guides and professional and technical support in emergency, intensive care and treatment of COVID-19 patients.
Facilities at the ICU
As discussed with leaders of Long An province, Saigon Telecommunication and Technologies Corporation (Saigontel) has been supporting the province in affairs related to operate the Intensive care unit for Covid-19 patients. Specifically, supporting logistics, preparing facilities, sourcing oxygen, tanks for the unit and supporting medical materials, providing food to protect health for doctors and nurses.
Representative of Saigon Telecommunication and Technologies Corporation (Saigontel), Ms. Nguyen Cam Phuong - General Director of the company and the leaders of Long An province attended the opening and visited the unit.
Currently, Long An has detected 14.427 cases of COVID-19, including 162 deaths.