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Asia > Burma (Myanmar): Covid-19 and Travel

Burma (Myanmar)

Present Situation

Total cases: 453 407

Active cases: 29 889

Recovered: 406 175

Deaths: 17 343

Vaccination count: 5.5 millions

Current trend: Declining

Data updated on 2021-09-24

Cumulative coronavirus cases

Summary of the situation

Are the borders open to travellers? Banned
Is a test required to enter the country?
Will undergo a temperature check and required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours
Are quarantine measures imposed? Oui
Is the country in lockdown? Partiellement
Is wearing a mask mandatory?
Masks are required in public spaces

Provisions for travellers

Entry to the territory: Banned
During the period, the entry of all travelers, the issuance of all types of visas and visa exemption services will be suspended.

Foreign nationals, including diplomats and United Nations officials, who wish to travel to Myanmar by relief or special flights due to urgent official missions or compelling reasons, are asked to contact Myanmar mission for possible exception to certain visa restrictions, the statement said.

Tests: Will undergo a temperature check and required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours

Quarantine: Yes
7 days quarantine in a government facility and complete a further 7 days of self-isolation at home

Information updated on 2021-09-21.

Action taken in the country

Lockdown: Partial
Restaurants have now been told to close or only offer take away or delivery. Some shopping centres require customers to register their details upon entry. You must wear a face mask in all public places.

As a result of the recent military coup in Myanmar, COVID-19 restrictions and policies may change without notice. Many restrictions and policies that existed before the coup have not been formally rescinded. Following the spike in covid cases from June 2021, a number of areas have been placed under ‘stay at home’ orders across Yangon as well as other parts of Myanmar. You are advised to follow local media for updates.

Mask use
Masks are required in public spaces

Gatherings: Partially Allowed
Events of more than 30 people banned.

Restaurants and bars: Delivery/Takeout only

Shops: Open

Tourist attractions: Closed


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