Myanmar Extended Flight Ban Until May 15

Myanmar has extended its suspension of commercial flights until May 15 to blunt the spread of COVID-19.

The extension came after State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Facebook account said directives announced by the Central Committee for COVID-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment were being extended from April 30 to May 15.The extension message is released from a facebook post made by State counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi .

In late March, Myanmar suspended all visas for foreign nationals, except diplomats accredited to Myanmar and United Nations officials based in the country who could prove they are not infected with coronavirus. They will also face quarantine on arrival, the Ministry of Health and Sports said.

The ministry recently announced that quarantine for arrivals was being extended to 28 days, including 21 days in a quarantine center and seven days isolated at home.

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