Covid-19

Factories to remain closed till October 21st

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.

QR codes, IDs required for travels within Yangon: officials

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.

Stay at home order in Yangon from September 21st

From September 21st, all townships in the Yangon region are now subject to a ‘Stay at home’ order.

[COVID-19 Briefing] Domestic Travel Stopped

As the second wave of COVID-19 is hitting Myanmar, especially Yangon, tougher measures are now implemented with no domestic flights or express bus services.

More Stay-at-home Orders and COVID-19 Updates (10 Sep 2020)

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....

COVID-19 Updates (7 September 2020)

From tomorrow all the restaurants and cafes in Yangon Region will only serve takeaway. 45 new cases this morning; the total number is...

Takeaway Order for Restaurants and COVID-19 Updates (3 Sep 2020)

120 new cases in 24 hours, and the total number is now 1,058. There were  5,409 people who entered Yangon Region from Rakhine...

Stay-at-home Order and COVID-19 Updates (2 September 2020)

The government has announced the residents of Thingangyun, Insein, North Oakkalapa, Thakayta, Hlaing, Pazuntaung, and Mingalardon townships to stay at home. Under the...

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