Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Ministry of Health and Sports
Order No. 101/2020
4th Waning of Wagaung, 1382 ME
6th September 2020
The Ministry of Health and Sports is exercising Section 21-(b) of the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law to issue this order.
1. Gatherings and election campaigns for the upcoming 2020 General Elections in November will need to be held in line with guidelines for preventing, containing and treatment of COVID-19.
2. The Ministry of Health and Sports adds the provision, “Gatherings and election campaign activities may have a maximum of 50 people, depending on the size of the site and its location, while conducted in line with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the 2020 General Elections” to Order No. 88/2020 issued on 12-8-2020 allowing public gatherings of a maximum of 30 people.
3. The following guidelines must be observed for organizing election gatherings and campaign activities:
(a) A distance of 6 feet must be maintained between each person.
(b) An area of 36 sq ft for each person must be considered in organizing space.
(c) The location must have good ventilation.
(d) The COVID-19 guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Sports must be closely followed.
SD/ Dr Myint Htwe