Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic: 491 More Confirmed Cases on 16 January 

Saturday 16 January, 2021     


At 20:00, the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) reported 491 new cases in the last 24 hours. They were detected out of 18,005 tests, i.e. a positivity rate of 2.7%. 16 more patients died from the disease in the last 24 hours.  

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Myanmar, in March 2020, 133,869 people have been contaminated by Covid-19, and 2,942 have died from it.    


Nation-wide Summary     

New cases on 16 January 


Hospitalized cases as of 16 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.