Flash alert – Covid-19 Pandemic: 476 More Confirmed Cases on 24 January  

+ new Covid-19 flash format 


Sunday 24 January, 2021     


At 20:00, the Ministry of Health and Sports (MoHS) reported 476 new cases in the last 24 hours. They were detected out of 18,706 tests, i.e. a positivity rate of 2.5%. 17 more patients died from the disease in the last 24 hours.  

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Myanmar, in March 2020, 137,574 people have been contaminated by the Covid-19, and 3,062 have died from it.    


Nation-wide Summary     

New cases on 24 January 


Hospitalized cases as of 24 January 


Total cases since March 


Total fatalities since March 



Tonight is our last Covid-19 flash under this format. Indeed, with the relative slowdown of the epidemic, we decided to replace those daily flashes by a weekly Covid-19 briefing, released every Monday. This document will summarize the main figures of the epidemic throughout the previous week. 


Questions or further request for information can be directed towards           

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