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Market authorities spray with disinfectant to combat spread of COVID-19
Mar 28, 2020
Markets were sprayed with disinfectant as measures against the COVID-19 virus in Yankin Township, Yangon Region, yesterday evening. Moe Saydana Charity Association (Yangon), Sanpya Social Welfa... 17

Apartment Blocks Under Quarantine After Myanmar Finds Two More COVID-19 Cases
Mar 28, 2020
YANGON and MANDALAY — Apartment buildings where Myanmar’s latest COVID-19 patients lived are under quarantine after two men tested positive on Friday. The country’s health mini... 18

COVID-19 being tested in Hpakant
Mar 28, 2020
COVID-19 test is being conducted at the entrance of Hpakant, where jade are excavated. Together with health staff and social workers, health checks are carried out in Karming, Lone Khin, Leipyin, ... 13

Myanmar Counts Three New Coronavirus Cases in Naypyitaw and Yangon
Mar 28, 2020
YANGON—Myanmar confirmed three more cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, including a Swiss woman who works for the United Nations in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyitaw. As of Saturday morning, t... 8

Army detains some Kaungkha militia leaders in connection with drugs seizure
Mar 28, 2020
The army has detained and interrogated some Kaungkha militia leaders in connection with drug seizure in Kutkai Township, northern Shan State, sources said. According to a local source, the army... 13

Medical checkup carried out on workers returning from Thai to Sagaing
Mar 26, 2020
MONYWA-The Health Department in Sagaing Region has been providing migrant workers returning from Thailand with medical checkups since yesterday morning. “I officially returned from Thaila... 98

Ten arrested over factory protest
Mar 26, 2020
Myanmar police fired their guns during a raid on a village in Mandalay region Wednesday and arrested more than 10 residents who had protested against a Chinese-backed coal-powered cement factory, ... 82

With COVID-19 Confirmed Case, Myanmar’s Chin State Makes Urgent Appeal for Protective Equipment
Mar 26, 2020
Mandalay – The Chin State government says masks, protective equipment, medicines and disinfectant are urgently needed in its hospitals as the country’s poorest state deals with a confir... 67

More Myanmar migrants return to Myawady
Mar 26, 2020
More Myanmar migrant workers are returned to Myanmar through Segal jetty in Myawady though travelling is restricted on No.2 Friendship Bridge on March 24. They are welcomed by Minister for Soci... 85

Closer to lockdown
Mar 25, 2020
The Daily Star/ANN - The government has decided to suspend all public transport services to slow the spread of novel coronavirus, inching closer to enforcing a lockdown. It already suspended op... 161

Myanmar Imposes Community Quarantines After COVID-19 Patient Visit
Mar 25, 2020
MANDALAY—The village in Tedim Township, Chin State, where one of Myanmar’s first confirmed COVID-19 patients visited is now under community quarantine and travel in surrounding areas is... 115

One man, three women quarantined at Meiktila hospital
Mar 25, 2020
One man and three women are kept in quarantine at Meiktila district hospital and their nasal swab samples will be sent to the NHL as quickly as possible, according to the office of the Meiktila dist... 108

Arakan Army Attacks Myanmar Military Training School in Rakhine
Mar 25, 2020
Sittwe, Rakhine State —The Arakan Army (AA) launched attacks on an advanced military training school in Minbya Township, Rakhine State, on Monday morning. Both sides suffered casualties in... 114

Myanmar migrant workers return before border gates are closed
Mar 25, 2020
Myawady –Myanmar migrant workers are returned to Myanmar before the border gates are closed as they are worried about the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand and visas of most of the workers will ex... 85

Myanmar passenger stranded in India
Mar 25, 2020
He failed to get on board the last Indigo flight to Yangon from Kolkata on the night of 20th March. Since then, life for 50-year old Thin Nyay has come to an uncertain standstill. He has been ... 91

Landslide survey conducted in Haka
Mar 25, 2020
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) conducted a landslide survey in Haka Township in Chin State on 22 March in cooperation wiht the Disaster Management Department and Department of Mete... 89

Massive inflows of migrant workers may increase infection risk: Minister
Mar 23, 2020
The infection risk for COVID-19 becomes higher as the country sees the massive inflows of returnees from Thailand, said Dr. Myint Htwe, Union Minister for Health and Sports at a work coordination ... 89

Authorities prepare Thein Phyu indoor stadium to quarantine COVID-19 suspects
Mar 23, 2020
Authorities are disinfected Thein Phyu indoor stadium to quarantine COVID-19 suspects on March 22, sources said. The suspects will be kept in quarantine for a limited number of days, in line with ... 88

Alaungdaw Kathapa closes about one month earlier
Mar 21, 2020
Alaungdaw Kathapa in Sagaing Region is closed about one month earlier, said Hti Maung, member of Alaungdaw Kathapa Pagoda Trustee Board. “The instruction from the regional government and ... 162

MR disinfects trains
Mar 21, 2020
Yangon--As a measure to prevent the spreading of COVID-19, Myanma Railways (MR) is working on the temperature screenings on passengers and the disinfection of circular and express trains. As a ... 156


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