Myanmar government employees to return to work

Myanmar government has ordered all staff to return to work as usual starting next month, a government official has told a press briefing.

“Due to COVID-19 outbreak, the government ordered half of the staff to stay at home in recent months,” said Zaw Htay, spokesperson of the President’s Office.

The offices must follow the health measures issued by the Ministry of Health and Sports, he said.

Meanwhile, basic education schools will be reopened in mid-July in the country.

“High schools will be prioritized and the middle and elementary schools will be reopened later,” he said.

Myanmar has reported 224 confirmed COVID-19 cases with six deaths so far in the country.