A large cluster of coronavirus cases has been reported in Letpadan Township as COVID-19 infections rise across the country.
Photos and statements presented at the State Counselor’s trials for sedition and breaking COVID-19 rules are inauthentic and irrelevant, her legal team told the court.
The regime’s warning of Alpha, Delta and Kappa variants in the country came two weeks after they were first detected in a military lab.
The 211 new cases reported at the Buddhist monk-run private high school were among 373 fresh cases announced nationwide on Sunday, the most since the Feb. 1 coup.
The junta-controlled health authorities in Sagaing Region and Chin State are struggling to handle coronavirus cases crossing the Indian border.
Paletwa Township schools close as cases of the Indian variant are reported across Sagaing Region and Chin State.
The regime has imposed stay-at-home orders in four more townships after a spike in cases.
Tonzang Township Health Department head Dr. Htan Shin Khaing says the new ‘Indian’ coronavirus strain is far more threatening than previous variants.
Since last Sunday, a total of five deaths have been reported and 167 positive cases detected in the area.
The Rakhine State authorities claim almost 100 percent of students are now back at school.
Sagaing Region and Chin State emerge as COVID-19 hotspots as fears grow that new Indian coronavirus variant is spreading in northwest Myanmar.
More than 50 of the 122 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Chin State’s Tonzang Township and the town of Cikha, which border India.
The woman, 38, died in Chin State’s Cikha, which is under lockdown; local health facilities are short of medicine and staff due to the anti-junta work stoppage.
The Irrawaddy charts how the February coup has economically devastated the country in just over three months.
Staff from numerous government departments across the country are refusing to work under a military dictatorship.