YANGON, Oct 1 (Xinhua): Myanmar will extend its Covid-19 preventive measures until Oct. 31, according to the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covi-19 on Friday night (Sept 30).
The extension is applied to all Covid-19 restrictions that expired on Sept. 30, except the ones that will be eased, the committee said in a statement.
The statement added that the extension covers all orders, announcements, directives previously issued by respective government organizations and ministries in order to contain the pandemic.
The Southeast Asian country confirmed 364 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 623,166, official data showed.
The total number of deaths from Covid-19 reached 19,459 on Friday after one more death was reported in the past 24 hours.
According to the health ministry, a total of 598,126 Covid-19 patients have recovered in the country as of Friday. - Xinhua