Myanmar extends COVID-19 restrictions until end of February


Xinhua News

1st February 2023 – (Yangon) Myanmar extended its COVID-19 preventive measures until 28th February, the state-run media citing the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday.

The extension applies to all COVID-19 restrictions that expire on 31st January, except those that will be eased, the committee said.

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

As of Tuesday, Myanmar has recorded a total of 633,820 COVID-19 infections, including 19,490 deaths and 614,299 recoveries, the health ministry’s data showed.