Update on COVID-19 surveillance released at 8:00 pm on 20-4-2020
1. The National Health Laboratory (Yangon) released the test results of the first batch of 181 lab specimens on 20-4-020 where 6 tested positive for COVID-19 and 175 tested negative.
2. The 6 new COVID-19 positive patients will be transferred to appropriate hospitals.
3. There have been 117 people who tested positive for COVID-19 as of 8:00 pm on 20-4-2020.
4. Nine of the positive patients are now free of the virus and four of them were discharged from hospitals on 20-4-2020, making the total number of hospital discharges 6 (Case-003, Case-004, Case-007, Case-009, Case-021 and Case-015). They are quarantined for a definite period currently. Two patients are under intensive care in Waibargi Specialist Hospital and the other patients are all in stable health conditions.