Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic: 551 More Confirmed Cases on 12 January, public spaces closing extended 


Tuesday 12 January, 2021     


At 20:00, the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) reported 551 new cases in the last 24 hours. They were detected out of 21,739 tests, i.e. a positivity rate of 2.5%. 20 more patients died from the disease in the last 24 hours.  

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Myanmar, in March 2020, 131,737 people have been contaminated by Covid-19, and 2,878 have died from it.    

Today, the Yangon Region authorities also announced that all public spaces, such as parks and gardens, would remain closed until 20 January. 


Nation-wide Summary     

New cases on 12 January 


Hospitalized cases as of 12 January 


Total cases since March 


Total fatalities since March 




Questions or further request for information can be directed towards           

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