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Table 2 Unit Cost of COVID-19 Case Management for Asymptomatic Patients

From: Cost estimates of COVID-19 clinical management in Myanmar

Inputs Unit Cost (MMK) Unit Cost (USD) Percentage of Total Cost
I. Total Direct Cost per patient 505,727 380 53%
1. Cost for Direct Contact Health Care Personnel per patient 48,516 36 5%
2. Cost for Medicine and Medical Commodities 268,699 202 28%
2.1. Cost for Medicine per patient 0%
2.2. Cost for Medical Commodities per patient (Masks, Gloves, Gowns, Hand senstitizer, etc.) 58,985 44 6%
2.3. PPE cost per patient 189,103 142 20%
2.4. Cost of Medical Equipment per patient (BP cuff, thermometer, glucometer, pulse oximeter, syringe pump,etc) 20,610 15 2%
3. Cost of investigations and Imaging 188,512 142 20%
3.1. Cost for Lab investigations per patient (Non-Covid) (CP(auto), urea &eletrolytes, Liver/Renal Function tests, etc) 0%
3.2. Cost for COVID-19 Test per patient 188,512 142 20%
3.3. Cost for Imaging per patient 0%
4. Cost for Oxygen therapy per patient 0%
5. Cost for ICU care per patient (Medical Equipment) 0%
II. Total Indirect Cost per Patient 447,825 337 47%
1. Cost for Non-Medical Equipment per patient (Furniture, computers, generators, etc) 26,156 20 3%
2. Cost of General HR per patient (Admin staff, general workers, security, etc.) 91,186 69 10%
3. Cost of Center/Hospital Operation per patient (Electricity & Water bill, Maintenance, Meal cost, etc.) 330,483 248 35%
Total Cost per patient
(Direct + Indirect)
953,552 717 100%
Cost per patient per day
(Asymptomatic)
86,687 65