As of 8 PM, 13 Jan, a total of 17,827 samples were tested and found 523 new cases and 24 deaths. MoHS has reported 132,260 confirmed cases including 115,612 discharged, and 2,902 deaths.
The special session of the second Pyidaungsu Hluttaw would not be convened as the reasons for requesting a special meeting were not up to the decision of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw under the provisions of the Constitution, according to the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw office on Jan 12.
The owners of Lotaya Shwe San Hla bakery, arrested on a charge of torturing child laborers, were released on bail at Dagon Seikkan court on Jan 12.
A 15-year-old man from Myitkyina refugee camp in Kachin State has been infected with Covid-19 on Jan 11, according to the Kachin State Public Health Department.
Thai PBS, a well-known Thai television station, is broadcasting the statements in Burmese to inform Myanmar migrant workers regarding the current Covid-19 situation in Thailand, a total of 2,839 migrant workers have been infected with Covid-19 in Thailand as of Jan 12.
A woman was killed and five children were injured due to a landmine explosion in Sapahtar village, northeastern Minbya, Rakhine State on Jan 10, as of the statement of United Nation Children’s Fund.
A delegation from National League for Democracy (NLD) met with Pa-O National Organization (PNO) at the NLD office in Taunggyi, Shan State on Jan 13 and the meeting went well, according to PNO.
Parks and playgrounds in Yangon will remain closed until Jan 20, said Yangon City Development Committee’s officials.
More than 1,700 tons of illegal timber were seized in Magway region in 2020, according to the Regional Forest Department.
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