Myanmar remains virus-free, announces COVID-19 hotlines

The health department on Saturday said the country remains free from the deadly COVID-19 that has spread to over 160 countries and territories. It added that 12 people are now under investigation on suspicion of being infected with the disease that already killed over 11,800 people since it was first reported outbreak in Wuhan, China, […]

UK Embassy Tells Citizens to Leave Myanmar Amid Coronavirus Concerns

YANGON—The UK Embassy in Yangon announced Tuesday that all British nationals in Myanmar are advised to leave the country if possible, due to the potential pressures on medical facilities from COVID-19 and the risk that flights departing the country will be cancelled. As of Wednesday afternoon, Myanmar has not yet seen a single confirmed case […]