Myanmar extends entry restrictions for travellers due to virus outbreak


Pedestrians crossing a major road as vehicles make their ways on a road in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, on Sunday (April 26). Myanmar announced extensions of all official measures it is taking against the spread of COVID-19, including targeting June 18 as the ending date for 10 pm-4am curfew in Yangon, the nation's biggest city and commercial capital. - AP

YANGON: Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry on Sunday morning (Apr 26) announced the extension of temporary entry restrictions for visitors from all countries until May 15, as part of measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

The extension will be applied to the ministry's announcements of precautionary measures for the travellers which were set to be in force until April 30.

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