Health authorities detected 15 new COVID-19 cases in a quarantine facility in Kalay Public Hospital, located in Sagaing Region, yesterday (November 2).
Nyi Zaw, Head of Public Relation and Information Department for Kalay District, informed Khonumthung News that the new transmissions may have been acquired in Tat-Oo Thida ward. All of the individuals in quarantine who became infected with acute respiratory disease were in contact with someone with the virus from the same ward.
To control a potential outbreak, authorities are imposing a ‘stay at home’ order for Tat-Oo Thida, Aung Thitsa and Aung Mingalar wards.
According to the Kalay Health Department, there are a total of 44 confirmed cases receiving treatment at the hospital.
Burma’s Ministry of Health and Sports reported there were 54,607 confirmed cases in the country on November 2, while there have been 1,282 deaths and 37,954 have recovered.