As Myanmar is set to reopen domestic travelling on 16 December, the Ministry of Health and Sports and the Yangon Regional Health Department yesterday released the sets of rules to follow in air travel. This is the gist of it.
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Myanmar has surpassed an extraordinary milestone with over 20,000 active Covid-19 cases. Every new patient, according to Government policy, will be quarantined not at home. 20,000 people locked in quarantine centres! With overcrowding, the rumours are flying that conditions in government centres are horrendous. Yet one detainee tells a very different story.
Myanmar Ministry of Health & Sports issued on Monday evening an extension on the closure of factories from October 7 to October 21st, including CMP (import/export), as the country continues to battle the surge of COVID-19 cases and deaths. The suspected high number of asymptomatic people moving around is the cause of this extension.
Yangon authorities have started inspecting drivers on the road for the documents and identifications required for travel between townships. People who need to travel for important reasons must get approval letters from their township administrators.
21 more townships have been declared stay-at-home: 1. South Okkalapa 2. Tamwe 3. Mayangone 4. Kamaryut 5. North Dagon Myothit 6. Hlaingthaya 7. Sanchaung 8. Botahtaung 9. Mingalar Taungnyunt 10. South Dagon Myothit 11. Yankin 12....