Kyaunggon, November 12
Nine people were found to have been infected with the coronavirus in Kyaunggon Township, Ayeyarwady Region over the past two days, according to the Department of Health.
A man from Hleseik Village-tract in Kyaunggon Township tested positive for the virus in Pathein. In addition, four men and two women from Ward-1 were found to have been infected with the Covid-19. Two women working at a microfinance firm from Ward-2 also tested positive for coronavirus. 51 staff members from the microfinance company tested negative for the virus.
17 people who had close contact with the virus-positive patients will be quarantined and they will be tested, the DPH said.
Win Kyaing (IPRD)
Translated by Kyaw Htike Soe