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28 Dec 2020 News Briefing



Covid-19 Situation in Myanmar,
second wave (16-8-2020/ 23-12-2020)

Daily confirmed cases of Yangon, Mandalay and Bago regions. (2nd wave)

The most affected townships in Myanmar

Ref: Ministry of Health & Sports announcement (Data updated as of 23rd Dec, 8:00 PM)

Confirmed cases & Deaths by State & Region  

Myanmar Covid-19 Update
  • As of 8 PM, 15 Dec, a total of 23,874 samples were tested and found 1,155 new cases and 27 deaths. MoHS has reported 110,667 confirmed cases including 89,418 discharged, and 2,319 deaths.

  • There are a total of 65 Covid-19 patients in Kayah State up to Dec 15, said Dr.Htay Lwin, State Public Health Official.

  • Out of 1,170 new confirmed cases, 203 Covid-19 patients had lost their sense of smell and Yangon ranks 1st with 530 cases, Mandalay is 2nd with 284 cases, Ayeyarwady is 3rd with 103 cases as of the statement of MoHS on Dec 15.



  • Domestic flight operations, which had been suspended for several months due to Covid-19, resume today, only passengers with 3 documents: valid ticket, identification, and 36 hours Covid Test Result, will be allowed in the Terminal.   
  • Local authorities handed over 20 Thai nationals, who illegally entered Myanmar Territory Sea Water, to Thai counterparts in Kawthaung, Tanintharyi region on Dec 15 this year, according to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Myanmar extended temporary suspension for all visitors from all countries until Dec 31
  • In Mandalay region, donors are needed at the Shwe Gu Chaung Nun Charity School, which has the largest number of nuns, in Phaung Ywa ward, Kyaukse township. 
  • 3 jade miners were killed and 2 others were seriously injured due to a landslide at the Yandana Adipati Company’s old jade mining site in Hpakant, Kachin State on Dec 14, said eyewitnesses. 


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