COVID-19 Prevention, Control, and Treatment Activities Continue in Respective Regions and States

COVID-19 prevention, control and treatment activities such as opening quarantine centres and vaccinating people against COVID-19 continue in respective regions and states.

  • Up to 8 March, 24.2 million people in total have been vaccinated against COVID-19. About 21.30 million people have received two-time full doses of the vaccine and 2.9 million people have received the first doses. 46.39 million people in total have been inoculated against COVID-19 in Myanmar.
  • A total of 865,078 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as booster doses in respective regions and states from 1 January to 8 March 2022.

Officials continue to welcome Myanmar nationals who returned from abroad at various border crossings as per the instruction of the State Administration Council-

  • Returnees were welcomed at the border crossings located in Kachin state, Kayin state, Tanintharyi region and Shan state. A total of 69,160 Myanmar nationals had returned to Myanmar from abroad from 25 July 2021 to 8 March 2022.

The Ministry of Health is conducting COVID-19 tests regularly, 1,401 new cases of COVID-19 were detected from testing a total of 20,143 samples and the infection rate was 6.96 percent on 8 March. Up to 8 March 2022, a total of 601,020 cases were detected from testing a total of 7,294,494 samples and death toll reached 19,394.

  • Up to 8 March, 24.2 million people in total have been vaccinated against COVID-19. About 21.30 million people have received two-time full doses of the vaccine and 2.9 million people have received the first doses. 46.39 million people in total have been inoculated against COVID-19 in Myanmar.
  • A total of 865,078 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as booster doses in respective regions and states from 1 January to 8 March 2022.
  • Up to 8 March 2022, a total of 601,020 cases were detected from testing a total of 7,294,494 samples and death toll reached 19,394. The infection rate on 8 March was 6.96 percent.
engdate: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 19:00
month: 
March, 2022