21 Myanmar seamen spend hotel quarantine in Kawthoung

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Pyithu Hluttaw Deputy Speaker U Tun Tun Hein(R) holds talks with International IDEA Myanmar Head of Mission Mr Mark McDowell at his office in Nay Pyi Taw on 27 July 2020.  Photo: MNA

Twenty-one Myanmar seamen who signed off from the MTM-Vancouver ship anchored in the Andaman Sea arrived in Kawthoung on 26 July evening and are currently held under hotel quarantine.

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Twenty-one Myanmar seamen had signed off from the MTM-Vancouver ship and arrived in Kawthoung on 26 July 2020.  Photo: Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung)

The seamen who signed off the ship had swapped duties with 21 seafarers including Captain U Aung Tun Win.
The cargo vessel entered the Myanmar water near Kawthoung through Malaysia on 26 July evening.

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Twenty-one Myanmar seamen had signed off from the MTM-Vancouver ship and arrived in Kawthoung on 26 July 2020.  Photo: Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung)

They will be put under hotel quarantine for 21 days and their lab samples have been sent to the National Health Laboratory. —Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung) (Translated by Aung Khin)

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