Myanmar: COVID-19 Situation Report No. 06 (29 June 2020)

  • Twelve cases confirmed in Rakhine State with one local transmission from a known contact in Buthidaung Township and eight among people with travel history in Bangladesh.
  • Limited local transmission with majority of cases confirmed among returning migrants. No cases have been reported in camps for internally displaced people (IDP) or displacement sites. A total of 293 cases, six fatalities and 215 recoveries have been confirmed across the country.
  • More than 111,600 migrant workers have returned, including 71,735 from Thailand since March, per the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
  • Four humanitarian flights arrived in Myanmar in June, carrying sets of protective items, medical supplies as well as humanitarian and relief personnel.
  • Nearly 1,000 schools in conflict-affected areas used as quarantine facilities are disinfected and being prepared for classes as Government plans to reopen schools in mid-July.
  • Preparedness and response activities across camps and displacement sites, as well as in quarantine centers, continue by government and humanitarian actors.
  • The Addendum to the 2020 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) has been revised, with a total of 915,000 people targeted and financial requirements of US$275.3 million.
  • A total of US$54 million has been contributed to the 2020 HRP, including $15 million to the COVID-19 Addendum– FTS.

 

 

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs