Myanmar logs two more COVID-19 cases

30 March 2020
Myanmar logs two more COVID-19 cases
Myanmar workers wearing protective face masks. Photo: EPA

Myanmar’s Ministry of Health and Sports has notified the public of two more COVID-19 cases bringing the total confirmed cases to 10 in the first week of its spread in the country since March 23.

According to Xinhua, both cases were detected in the Yangon region.

A 44-year-old male in Mingaladon township was tested positive while being treated as a person under investigation after his recent arrival from Thailand.

The other is a 45-year-old male from Mingala Taungnyunt township who is said to have been in close contact with the fifth patient who arrived in Myanmar after a one-month stay in Australia and a four-day stay in Singapore.