RESTRICTIONS STILL IN PLACE
On 20 August, the Ministry of Health and Sports imposed stay-at-home order for Sittwe township following a spike of local transmission cases.
- Residents in the township are required to remain in residences with the exception civil servants, employed staff and factory workers. Only one person from a household is allowed to do essential shopping.
- Bus lines and flights to Sittwe have been suspended.
- Yangon regional government considers putting in quarantine requirements for those who travel from Sittwe to Yangon.