Myanmar extends COVID-19 preventive measures until January 31

The Myanmar government has further extended COVID-19 preventive measures in the country until January 31, 2021 to curb the spread of COVID-19. The National Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19 announced December 29 that it will extend restrictions [excluding those which are to be relaxed or tightened further] to January 31 […]

Myanmar authorities discuss food rations in Yangon

Rations for seven million people are being prepared in Yangon in the event that current preventive measures are inadequate to contain the spread of COVID-19 and stricter or further restrictions are needed in the region. Preparations must be made to distribute food rations to households in Yangon if the current stay-home order is not successful […]