Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Ministry of Health and Sports
9th Waning of Tawthalin, 1382 ME
10th October 2020
The Ministry of Health and Sports has issued this order in the exercise of power conferred under section 21 (b) of the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law.
1. In order to carry out preventive measures against Coronavirus Disease 2019 COVID-19 in real-time manner and for more effective control of disease spread, the Ministry of Health and Sports has issued Order 107/2020 dated 20-9-2020 for Stay-at-Home programme of people in all townships of Yangon Region (not including Cocogyun Township); Order 108/2020 dated 22-9-2020 for additional stipulations of persons included in the exceptional categories of businesses from the Stay-at-Home programme; Order 113/2020 dated 5-10-2020 for prohibiting the workers from the cut-make-pack system industries from going to their workplaces from 8-10-2020 to 21-10-2020.
2. While the Stay-at-Home order is still needed in the townships with higher number of positive cases for ensuring effective control of the pandemic, adjustments to healthcare restrictions are also required not to lose employment opportunities of workers and regular operation of businesses in these areas.
3. The Ministry of Health and Sports has also issued COVID-19 special prevention guidelines and directives for the factories, workshops, workplaces, construction sites.
4. Therefore, both employers and employees of factories, workshops and workplaces in Yangon Region need to abide by the rules and directives in paragraph 3. The regional government will also examine the level of adherence to the directives of MoHS. The CMP factories, workplaces and SMEs that meet the ‘A-level’ practices in COVID-19 containment measures will be allowed for resumption of their businesses commencing 12-10-2020 based on the decision of National-Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19.
Dr Myint Htwe