Myanmar Reports 73 New COVID-19 Cases, Six More Deaths

Myanmar reported 73 new cases of COVID-19, with six more deaths this morning, said a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.With the newly confirmed cases, the number of the infections rose to 3,894 in the country, so far.Six more COVID-19 patient…

Posted in Health September 17, 2020

Myanmar’s COVID-19 Infections Exceed 3,600 With Four More Deaths

The number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar reached 3,636, with 203 new infections yesterday, according to a daily release from the Health and Sports Ministry.Four more patients with underlying diseases died, bringing the death toll to 39 so far, the relea…

Posted in Health September 16, 2020

Myanmar Reports 136 New COVID-19 Cases, Four More Deaths

Myanmar reported four more COVID-19 deaths yesterday, bringing the death toll in the country to 20 in total, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.According to the release, a 75-year-old man, a 90-year-old woman, a 74-year-old wom…

Posted in Health September 14, 2020

Myanmar Reports Two More COVID-19 Deaths, 98 New Cases

Myanmar reported two more COVID-19 deaths this morning, bringing the death toll in the country to 12, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.According to the release, a 51-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman with underlying hyperte…

Posted in Health September 9, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Complicates Dengue Prevention Efforts in Southeast Asia

The COVID-19 crisis has complicated efforts to combat the seasonal spike in dengue fever infections during the Southeast Asian monsoon season due to the burden the coronavirus pandemic has placed on health authorities in the region, experts say. Dengue is carried by mosquitoes and is one of the world’s most dangerous and fastest spreading viral […]

Myanmar: COVID-19 Situation Report No. 07 (10 August 2020)

  HIGHLIGHTS The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country remains low – a total of 360 cases, six fatalities and 312 recoveries so far- with most new cases reported among returning migrants. No cases have been reported in camps or sites for internally displaced people (IDP). Sixteen COVID-19 cases have been confirmed across […]

Chinese Workers and Gamblers Illegally Stream Into Laos to Avoid Quarantine

Laos has detained and deported hundreds of Chinese nationals in recent months for illegally entering the country to sidestep a mandatory 14-day coronavirus quarantine period and head straight to casinos to gamble or work, sources in the country told RFA. Most of the illegal border crossers are tourists bound for casinos in northwestern Bokeo province’s […]