Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic: 619 More Confirmed Cases on 29 December 

Tuesday 29 December, 2020       


At 20:00, the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) reported 619 new cases in the last 24 hours, i.e. 122,779 cases since the beginning of the second wave (16 August). Details about those new cases will be released tomorrow evening.   

Those 619 cases were detected out of 18,098 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, i.e. a positivity rate of 3.4%. The MoHS also stated that 19 more patients had died from the disease in the last 24 hours.  

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Myanmar, in March 2020, 123,153 people have been contaminated by Covid-19, and 2,637 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, at m.michalon@exera.asia.