Five people tested positive according to the secondary test results came out on 9th April 2020 from 122 individuals among the quarantine units, said the Ministry of Health Myanmar. Thus, as an additional precaution, the government has advised people to stay home until 6th May 2020.
Case 024, a 32-year-old who has worked in Singapore returned home on 19th March 2020 and developed symptoms of fever, tiring on 1st April and started coughing and sore throat on 6th April. He was hospitalized at North Okkalapa General Hospital on 8th April and later his result came out as positive.
Case 025 is a 55-year-old man who lives in Bahan township. Although he didn’t have a travel history abroad in the past 14 days, he encountered sickness and coughing from 1st April and went to Yangon General Hospital on 8th April. He was isolated and when his result came out today, he tested positive and he also had hypertension and diabetes. And surprisingly, case 026 who lives in Hlaing Tharyar township has the same record as his, including the two infirmities.
Case 027 is a 24-year-old woman who lives in Kyaikmayaw at Mon State. She was hospitalized due to the abdominal pain in Thailand where she worked about a month ago and returned home through Myawaddy border on 20th March. She was transferred to another facility unit on 29th March from where she was quarantined upon arrival. As her symptoms got worse, she was moved to Kyaikmayaw General Hospital on 30th March and tested positive for the virus as today.
Case 028, a 63-year-old also lives in Bahan township is a family member of case 08 and he was home-quarantined on 28th March. He developed symptoms on 7th April and his test was sent to the National Laboratory on 9th April. The result came out as positive as on 10:15 pm today and he will be sent to Wai Bar Gi Hospital under special facility units. He also had hypertension and diabetes.
Myanmar now has 27 cases in total and stands with 3 deaths among the global chart.