125 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Shan State

Dr Thuza Chit Tin, the head of Shan State Public Health Department, told SHAN that 23 people are receiving medical treatment for their illness.At Sao San Htun Hospital there are 7, at Kalaw Public Hospital there are 10 and there’s 6 who are staying at …

Posted in Health October 31, 2020

Two-Year-Old Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Kengtung

According to Burma’s Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS), the country had 1,306 new cases of the coronavirus on October 20, but the toddler was the youngest patient.“The baby’s health is fine. The baby is receiving medical treatment in Mong Pyin hospi…

Posted in Health October 31, 2020

Three drivers Test Positive in Northern Shan State

The lorry drivers were tested at the Kyin San Kyawt border checkpoint in Muse, along the Chinese border. They drove from Muse to Mandalay before getting their results. When they were tested again at the Nawngkio checkpoint, they were confirmed as posit…

Posted in Health October 31, 2020

Thirty-seven COVID-19 Patients Remaining in Shan State Hospitals

Dr Zawana Ko, deputy head of the Shan State Health Department, said there are 31 cases in hospitals in southern Shan State. The other six are at Muse Public Hospital in Muse town, in northern Shan State, located along the Chinese border.“There were 49 …

Posted in Health October 31, 2020

COVID-19 Halts Shan State Truck and Bus Operation for Two Weeks

The move, effective October 1, followed a meeting between the committee and the Shan State government on September 30. Local authorities in Muse had already restricted travel in the 105-mile trade zone on the Shan-China border after a truck driver test…

Posted in Health October 31, 2020

Myanmar Extends COVID-19 Restriction Until End Of Nov

– Myanmar’s Foreign Affairs Ministry, on Tuesday, announced the extension of COVID-19 restrictive measures until Nov 30, to curb the spread of the virus.The extension will be applied to the temporary entry restrictions for all travellers from foreign c…

Posted in Health October 28, 2020

Hopkins: 39.3 Million Global COVID Cases

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported early Sunday that there are nearly 39.7 million COVID-19 infections worldwide and 1.1 million deaths from the virus. The U.S. continues to lead the world in COVID cases, with 8.1 million infections. India said Sunday it had recorded more than 61,000 COVID-19 cases in the previous 24-hour period. India […]