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Yangon | Monday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Myanmar announced the extension of coronavirus preventive measures until August 31, according to the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 on Sunday.

The extension is applied to all Covid-19 restrictions that expired on July 31, except the ones that will be eased, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a statement by the committee.

The statement added that the extension covers all orders, announcements, directives previously issued by respective government organizations and ministries in order to contain Covid-19.

The Southeast Asian country confirmed nine new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 614,092, official data showed.

The total number of deaths from Covid-19 remained unchanged at 19,434 on Sunday, as no new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.

According to the Health Ministry, a total of 592,898 patients have recovered as of Sunday.

--IANS int/shs

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2022-07-31-22:34:03 (IANS)

 
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