Notification to Public
18 June 2021
- Myanmar has reported a rapid increase in cases of new COVID-19 variants since the end of May, with new confirmed cases every day. Disease prevention and containment measures, as well as treatment activities, have been accelerated. It is announced to the people living in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory and those who would come from the outside of the territory, trucks and buses, to cooperate as follows:
(a) Teams of the Nay Pyi Taw Public Health Department, administration, and security forces do a medical check-up to the people who come from the outside of Nay Pyi Taw at Nay Pyi Taw airport, train station and the city checkpoints- Nyaung Lun checkpoint, No. (5) Junction checkpoint, Si Junction checkpoint and Pantin checkpoint, in accordance with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Sports.
(b) If necessary, they will be tested by RDT Test Kit, with the registration of their name, address, travel history and telephone numbers.
(c) Those who come from stay-at-home townships will be under the 10-day quarantine at Nay Pyi Taw Municipal guest house (2), New AYA hotel and Zabuthiri hotel, and COVID-19 detection will be carried out with RDT test kits on the 3rd day and 7th day while under the quarantine.
(d) People are educated to systematically wear face masks and stay 6 feet apart from each other.
(e) When COVID-19 positive patients are found at checkpoints and facility quarantine centres, they will be taken to Nay Pyi Taw General Hospital (1,000 bedded) (serious cases), Nay Pyi Taw Public Hospital (300 bedded), Pubbathiri General Hospital (50 bedded) and Dekkhinathiri Township Hospital (50 bedded).
(f) Those who have had contact with a COVID-19 positive patient will be taken to Zeyathiri Township Hospital (50 bedded) and Uttarathiri Township Hospital (50 bedded) to be quarantined.
(g) Drivers who violate the rules will be taken action according to the existing law and freight vehicles, and passenger vehicles are prohibited from coming to Nay Pyi Taw again.
(h) People living in and out of Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory are ordered to follow the issued guidelines in order to cut the spread of the COVID-19 disease, and actions will be taken against those who do not under the Natural Disaster Management Law.
(i) Therefore, public are urged to follow the guidelines and restrictions by considering the COVID-19 disease containment and control measure as a national issue from the date of this notification.
Nay Pyi Taw Council Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Control and Emergency Response Committee
Source: The Global New Light of Myanmar