Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic: 587 More Confirmed Cases on 30 December and the Extension of International Commercial Flights Suspension until 31 January 2021 


Wednesday 30 December, 2020       


At 20:00, the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) reported 587 new cases in the last 24 hours, i.e. 123,096 cases since the beginning of the second wave (16 August). Details about those new cases will be released tomorrow evening.   

Those 587 cases were detected out of 17,010 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, i.e. a positivity rate of 3.5%. The MoHS also stated that 27 more patients had died from the disease in the last 24 hours.  

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Myanmar, in March 2020, 123,470 people have been contaminated by Covid-19, and 2,664 have died from it.    

Nation-wide Summary     

Total cases since March 


Total confirmed cases in second wave (since 16 August)   


Hospitalized cases           





Another major news was also announced: despite initial announcement that international commercial flights would resume by 1 January 2021, both Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Transport and Communications stated that they will actually remain suspended until the end of January 2021. The suspension of international commercial flights was put in place on 28 March and has been extended since then. 

Questions or further request for information can be directed towards           

Martin Michalon, Head of Risk Management, at m.michalon@exera.asia.