Myanmar to continue suspending international flights through February

Source: Xinhua| 2021-01-30 23:05:12|Editor: huaxia

YANGON, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's Ministry of Transport and Communications has further extended the suspension of international commercial flights until the end of February.

The ministry on Saturday announced the extension of the restriction over COVID-19 due to end on Sunday.

Under the management of the national-level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19, the anti-coronavirus measure will continue as COVID-19 cases remain increasing in most of the countries and regions around the world, and the new coronavirus variant found in Britain has spread to other countries including those in Asia, the announcement said.

Official data released on Saturday showed that Myanmar recorded 349 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 more deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing its total tally to 139,864 with 3,125 deaths. Enditem