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[FLASH][Covid-19 Update] 201224: 919 More Confirmed Cases on 24 December

  Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic: 919 More Confirmed Cases on 24 December 

Thursday 24 December, 2020       


At 20:00, the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) reported 919 new cases in the last 24 hours, i.e. 119,414 cases since the beginning of the second wave (16 August). Details about those new cases will be released tomorrow evening.   

Those 919 cases were detected out of 21,515 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, i.e. a positivity rate of 4%. The MoHS also stated that 25 more patients had died from the disease in the last 24 hours.  

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Myanmar, in March 2020, 119,788 people have been contaminated by Covid-19, and 2,532 have died from it.   


Nation-wide Summary     

Total cases since March 


Total confirmed cases in second wave (since 16 August)   


Hospitalized cases           





During Christmas and New Year, we will adjust our coverage: 

           You will keep receiving our flash alerts for Covid-19 updates, but also for any other major incident (armed clash, bomb blast, natural disaster, etc.) 

           We will suspend the publication of our Weekly Security Review on 30 December. Next Weekly Review is therefore scheduled on 7 January.    

Questions or further request for information can be directed towards           

Martin Michalon, Head of Risk Management,     

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[FLASH][Covid-19 Update] 201224: Details of 23 December Cases

Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic in Myanmar: Details of 23 December Cases 

Thursday 24 December, 2020 


Yesterday evening at 20:00 hrs, the MoHS announced that 923 new Covid-19 cases had been identified in 24 hours, i.e. 118,495 casessince the beginning of the secondwave, on 16 August. Since the beginning of the pandemic in March, 118,869 people have been contaminated in Myanmar, and a total of 2,507 people have died of Covid-19. At 16:00 Hrs today, the MoHS released the spatial breakdown of the 923 cases: 


Yangon Region 


Shan State 


Mandalay Region 


Tanintharyi Region 


Ayeyarwaddy Region 


Rakhine State 

Bago Region 


Chin State 

Sagaing Region 



Kayin State 


Kachin State 

Magway Region 


Kayah State 

Mon State 




YangonRegion, 392 new cases were reported, i.e. 79,209 casessince 16 August.Yesterday, the main surge took place in Hlegu (+27 cases), North Okkalapa (+25 cases) and South Okkalapa (+22 cases). North Okkalapa and Mingaladon remain the most-affected townships, with more than 5,200 cases each. 

In Mandalay Region, 227 new cases were reported, i.e. 11,846 cases since 16 August. Yesterday, the main surge took place in Chan Mya Tharzi (+59 cases), Chan Aye Tharzan (+43 cases) and Aung Myay Tharzan (+38 cases). Chan Aye Tharzan, Maha Aung Myay and Aung Myay Tharzan Townships remain the most-affected areas, with more than 1,500 cases each. 


Nation-wide Summary 

Total cases since March 


Total confirmed cases in second 

wave (since 16 August) 


Hospitalized cases 




Questions or further request for information can be directed towards Martin Michalon, 

Head of Risk Management, at 

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[FLASH][Covid-19 Update] 201222: Details of 22 December Cases

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[FLASH][Other] 201222- Covid-19 Update: Details of 21 December Cases

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