Myanmar eases Covid-19 restrictions to allow public gatherings of up to 400 people


  • Myanmar
  • Wednesday, 16 Mar 2022

As of Tuesday, Myanmar has recorded 606,910 confirmed coronavirus cases with 19,414 deaths. The daily positivity rate on Tuesday was 2.91 per cent. - Reuters

YANGON (Xinhua): Myanmar's Ministry of Health on Tuesday (March 15) issued an order to increase the maximum size of public gatherings from 200 people to 400.

The ministry said the maximum ceiling of 400 people is to be allowed at public gatherings starting from March 16 excluding unpermitted ones as Covid-19 cases and death toll has significantly declined in the country.

Myanmar previously raised the maximum number of people allowed at religious occasions, weddings and funerals from 100 to 200 on Dec 30, and from 50 to 100 on Oct 29.

As of Tuesday, Myanmar has recorded 606,910 confirmed coronavirus cases with 19,414 deaths. The daily positivity rate on Tuesday was 2.91 per cent.

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