The rate of COVID-19 infections is easing in Yangon but increasing elsewhere, with Rakhine, Bago, Mandalay and Ayeyarwady seeing between 20 and 100 new cases a day.
India has decided to relax its COVID-19 restrictions to allow foreign nationals to enter for business, employment, studies, research and other non-tourist purposes.
COVID-19 in Yangon isn’t under control yet, a health official said; discussions are under way on sending home patients with mild symptoms who can afford to self-isolate.
India has become the second country after the United States to report 7 million COVID-19 cases, with deaths totaling more than 108,000.
Declaring that he was ‘feeling great’, US President Donald Trump on Saturday held his first public event since his COVID-19 diagnosis, appearing on a White House balcony.
The Japanese government has announced it will contribute more than $130 million to a global facility tasked with ensuring poor countries can access coronavirus vaccines.
COVID-19 cases are still rising, but Yangon officials are more confident they can control the outbreak after two weeks of adding hospitals beds and stepping up testing.
Certain critical construction tasks deemed too dangerous to interrupt will be allowed to proceed at Yangon building sites despite the COVID-19 lockdown, officials said.
Insisting that he is recovering from COVID-19, US President Donald Trump said he intends to go ahead with his second debate against Democratic rival Joe Biden next week.
In Myanmar and elsewhere in the region, Japanese firms face disruptions as factory workers are subject to restrictions and a rising danger of coronavirus infection.
US President Donald Trump downplayed the effects of the coronavirus after being released from hospital on Monday following treatment for COVID-19, saying he felt ‘good’.
Kanbawza Bank and its affiliated companies are playing a key role in Myanmar’s fight against COVID-19, spending nearly $6 million so far to build hospitals and provide key supplies
Doctors for US President Donald Trump said he is responding well to treatment for COVID-19 and may return to the White House on Monday if he remains stable.
US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have tested positive for the coronavirus after a close aide was confirmed to be infected.
The worldwide death toll from COVID-19 now exceeds 1 million, with more than 33 million infections, according to a US university tally.