Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Ministry of Health and Sports
9th Waxing of Thadingyut, 1382 ME
(25 October 2020)
The Ministry of Health and Sports is exercising the rights in Article 21-(b) of the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law to issue this order.
1. To ensure success of the 2020 General Election by electoral process election campaigns in accordance with the COVID-19 prevention, containment and treatment guidelines, the Ministry of Health and Sports issued Order 101/2020 dated 6-9-2020 to add a provision, “Gatherings and election campaign activities may have a maximum of 50 people in line with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) depending on the location and space of the site, to the Order 88/2020 issued on 12-8-2020 which allowed public gatherings of a maximum of 30 people.
2. We would like to announce that the provision regarding the maximum number of people and locations allowed for election campaign activities, mentioned in the Order 101/2020 will be valid only until midnight of 6-11-2020 so that it will be in consistent with the Union Election Commission’s Announcement 173/2020 dated on 6-9-2020.
Dr Myint Htwe