Over 95,000 Myanmar migrants return home from Thailand during pandemic

  • Myanmar
  • Saturday, 01 Aug 2020

YANGON, July 31 (Xinhua): A total of 95,102 Myanmar migrants have returned home from neighbouring Thailand through a friendship bridge between the two countries during the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, a local official told Xinhua on Saturday.

The migrant workers have been entering the country through the No. 2 Myanmar-Thailand friendship bridge from March 21 to July 30, with about 200 migrants per day, said U Tayzar Aung, administrator of Myawady District of Kayin state.

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