Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports Order No 124/2021 Ministry of Information/ Naypyitaw / June 03, 2021

Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports Order No 124/2021

8th Waning of Kason 1383 ME

2 June 2021

 The Ministry of Health and Sports hereby announced the order by exercising the authority stipulated in Sub-Section (b) of Section 21 of the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law.

1.The Ministry of Health and Sports has taken preventive measures against Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in real-time. Therefore, people from Kalay Township of Sagaing Region need to stay at home due to the number of confirmed patients on the rise in the township.

2.Hence, the people residing in Kalay Township of the Sagaing Region are involved in the Stay-at-Home programme.

 3.The people inclusive of the Stay-at-Home programme of the township need to abide by the following disciplines:

(a) Reside at their homes only (except for the persons going to government departments, organizations, companies, factories and workshops for serving duties);

(b) Arrange only one person from each house to go out shopping;

(c) Arrange only two persons per house to go to hospitals and clinics;

(d) Wear masks if they go outside the houses;

(e) Allow ferries and registered vehicles to transport returnees from workplaces to pass the wards;

(f) Allow one person only in addition to the driver in a vehicle for shopping in the ward and two persons except for the driver to go to hospitals or clinics.

 4.People need to inform the relevant ward administration bodies about seeking approvals to go outside the houses if they have reasons in order to raise the limited number of participants in the measures and other emergency issues mentioned in sub-paragraph (b), (c) and (f) of Paragraph 3. The relevant administrative bodies need not allow ingoing and outgoing persons, except officials and those returnees from duty

. 5.Action will be taken against those who fail to abide by the order under the existing laws.

6.The order came into force at 4 am on 3-6-2021.

Dr Thet Khaing Win

Union Minister

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