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.
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.
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)