Myanmar Extends COVID-19 Restrictions Until End Of This Month

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YANGON, Oct 1 (NNN-MNA) – Myanmar will extend its COVID-19 preventive measures until Oct 31, according to the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for COVID-19, yesterday.


The extension is applied to all COVID-19 restrictions that expired yesterday, except the ones that will be eased, the committee said in a statement.


The statement added that, the extension covers all orders, announcements, directives previously issued by respective government organisations and ministries, in order to contain the pandemic.


The country confirmed 364 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 623,166, official data showed.


The total number of deaths from COVID-19 reached 19,459 yesterday, after one more death was reported in the past 24 hours.


According to the health ministry, a total of 598,126 COVID-19 patients have recovered in the country as of yesterday.– NNN-MNA


Source: NAM News Network