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.
Complying with the restrictions, all incoming travellers including Myanmar nationals and all diplomats accredited to Myanmar and the United Nations officials working in Myanmar will be put in quarantine on their arrival in Myanmar.
Also, the suspension period of all types of visas including social visit visas and visa exemption services has been extended to May 15, the ministry's announcement said.
According to a recent release from the Ministry of Health and Sports, the quarantine period was extended to 28 days which include 21-day facility quarantine and seven-day home quarantine.
Meanwhile, the effective period of restriction for operation of international flights at Yangon International Airport was also extended on Friday to May 15, said an announcement from the Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited, operator of the airport. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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