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Khairy: Special unit set up to send emergency oxygen to states with Covid-19 surges

Published on 14 Sep 2021 2:47:00 PM

The Health Ministry will be forming a rapid deployment unit to send urgent oxygen supplies and modular ICUs to any states facing a surge in Covid-19 cases in the future, says Khairy Jamaluddin.

The Health Minister said that during the Ministers' Question Time in response to questions from Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal (Warisan-Semporna) on Tuesday, adding that this was to ensure if new variants emerge, the same situation that had happened in the past, where states facing a spike in cases did not have enough capacity to treat patients, would not recur.

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