Myanmar’s Health Ministry, yesterday announced to lift the stay-at-home order in 44 townships, as fewer daily COVID-19 infections were detected.
The announcement said, the order will be lifted in 20 townships of Yangon region and 24 townships of Mandalay, Bago, Sagaing, Magway and Ayeyarwady regions, Chin and Mon states, starting today.
According to the ministry’s figures, Myanmar yesterday reported 1,003 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally to 496,901.
The death toll increased to 18,603, after 21 new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.
A total of 461,883 recovered patients have been discharged from hospitals so far.
As of Tuesday, over 6.42 million people have been fully vaccinated, while over 6.36 million people have received the first jabs of COVID-19 vaccines, the ministry’s data showed.
Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 positive cases on Mar 23, last year.
Source: NAM News Network