As of 8 PM, 7 Jan, a total of 18,953 samples were tested and found 594 new cases and 14 deaths. MoHS has reported 128,772 confirmed cases including 112,048 discharged, and 2,799 deaths.
Myanmar military has donated 1,000 million kyats to the government for the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines, as of the statement of Tatmadaw True News Information Team on Jan 7.
It is reported that the Department of Basic Education has begun inspections of more than 7,000 high schools to reopen in accordance with the health guidelines since the first week of January.
The Tatmadaw urged the relevant organizations again to hold elections as soon as possible in the remaining 9 townships in Rakhine State and one in Shan State where the 2020 general election could not be held due to security concerns, according to the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of Defense Service’s statement on Jan 7.
The first regular session of Pyithu Hluttaw and Amyotha Hluttaw to be attended by MPs who won in the 2020 general election will be convened on February 1 at 10 am.
Wave Money financial service announced that about 12 trillion kyats ($ 8.7 billion) were being transferred by 2020 due to the rapid growth of digital currency services amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
More than 100 union members at the Myanmar Xingwei shoe factory in Hlaing Tharyar Township had been fired on Jan 6, said Thein Soe Aung, a member of the executive committee of the Myanmar General Confederation of Trade Unions.
Pangsang (Pangkham), the headquarter of the Wa Self-Administered Division, has been placed under lockdown at midnight on Jan 6, said Wa Communication official.
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