COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar

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COVID-19 pandemic in Myanmar
COVID-19 Outbreak Cases in Myanmar.svg
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationMyanmar
Arrival date23 March 2020
(7 months and 4 days)
Confirmed cases181[1]
Recovered79[2]
Deaths
6[3][4][5]

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Myanmar on 23 March 2020.[6]

Cases[change | change source]

On 23 March, Myanmar confirmed its first and second COVID-19 cases.[7]

On 24 March, Myanmar has launched a community lockdown in one village from Chin State to control the spread of the COVID-19.[8]

On 25 March, Myanmar confirmed its third COVID-19 case.[9]

On 31 March 2020, the Committee for Corona Virus Disease 19 (COVID-19), headed by First Vice President Myint Swe and made up of members from many union ministries, was formed by President Win Myint, to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar.[10]

Aide[change | change source]

Vietnam announced it would send $50,000 to Myanmar worth supplies, including medical tests, to aid the Burmese authorities handling the outbreak, becoming the first country to do so.[11]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Number of Covid-19 cases rises to 5 in Myanmar". The Star Online. 27 March 2020. Archived from the original on 27 March 2020. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  2. "Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Surveillance Dashboard (Myanmar)". Ministry of Health and Sports (Myanmar). 8 April 2020. Retrieved 9 April 2020.
  3. "COVID -19 ရောဂါပိုး တွေ့ရှိထားသူ မင်္ဂလာတောင်ညွန့်မြို့နယ်မှ နှာခေါင်းကင်ဆာရောဂါသည် လူနာအမှတ် ၅ သေဆုံး". 31 March 2020.
  4. "ပြည်ဆေးရုံကြီး ၌ ဆေးကုသနေသော လူနာအမှတ်(၁၇)ကွယ်လွန်". 8 April 2020.
  5. "အသက် ၆၃ နှစ်အရွယ် လူနာအမှတ် (၁၆) အမျိုးသမီးကွယ်လွန်". 8 April 2020.
  6. hermesauto (2020-03-24). "Myanmar confirms first two coronavirus cases". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  7. "COVID-19 ရောဂါ စောင့်ကြပ်ကြည့်ရှုမှုနှင့်ပတ်သက်၍ သတင်းထုတ်ပြန်ခြင်း (23-3-2020, 11:45 PM)". Ministry of Health and Sports (Myanmar) (in Burmese). 23 March 2020. Archived from the original on 25 March 2020. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
  8. "တီးတိန်မှ ရွာတရွာကို အဝင်အထွက်စတင်ပိတ် (23-3-2020, 11:45 PM)". [myanmar-now.org] (in Burmese). 24 March 2020. Retrieved 24 March 2020.
  9. "COVID-19 ရောဂါ စောင့်ကြပ်ကြည့်ရှုမှုနှင့်ပတ်သက်၍ သတင်းထုတ်ပြန်ခြင်း (25-3-2020, 01:00 AM)". Ministry of Health and Sports (Myanmar) (in Burmese). 25 March 2020. Archived from the original on 24 March 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  10. "Myanmar leader forms new anti-COVID-19 committee". The Myanmar Times. 2020-03-31. Retrieved 2020-04-01.
  11. Hannah Nguyen. "Vietnam delivers $50,000 to Myanmar for COVID-19 fighting". Vietnamtimes.org.vn. Retrieved 2020-05-09.