65 Myanmar seamen spend hotel quarantine in Kawthoung

Myanmar seamen arrive in Kawthoung on 15 September after they signed off their vessels.  Photo: Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung)

A total of 65 Myanmar seamen who signed off from the ships anchored in the Andaman Sea arrived in Kawthoung on 15 September and are currently held under quarantine. Out of 65 seamen, 5 signed off from MV Koryu-8 of Brazil, 9 signed off from MV Nymph of South Korea, 9 signed off from MT Super Eastern of Bangladesh, 7 signed off from MT Eastern One of China, 2 from MV Melbourne Spirit of India, 18 signed off from MV Koto Anggerik of Bangladesh, 2 signed off from MV Haoyue of Singapore, and 13 signed off from MV Maersk Songkhla of Bangladesh.
The local port authorities and health officials helped them with medical tests, other supplies and the 21-day hotel quarantine, while their swabs are sent to the National Health Laboratory of Yangon.—Kyaw Soe (Kawthoung) (Translated by Ei Phyu Phyu Aung)

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