Announcement to departments/organizations and common people coming to the Union Territory, Nay Pyi Taw

25348455 152714248693087 2814224105049142415 nThe Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw Council
Order No. 44/2020

7th Waxing of Kasone 1382 ME
28 April 2020

Announcement to departments/organizations and common people coming to the Union Territory,
Nay Pyi Taw

1. The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is spreading in the world, including Myanmar with the increasing number of cases. Myanmar has transformed the Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) into a national-level central committee on 13 March to promote preventive measures.
2. To prevent the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Union Territory, Nay Pyi Taw, those who come to Nay Pyi Taw from other areas, or those who go to other areas from Nay Pyi Taw and coming back to Nay Pyi Taw will need to abide by the following guidelines—

(a) For visitors to Nay Pyi Taw—
(1) They need to show resident document of respective town/ward/village when they come to Nay Pyi Taw for any reason
(2) Those who are from the townships with stay-at-home order due to positive cases coming to Nay Pyi Taw without official approval, or without invitation document to Nay Pyi Taw will have to stay at the community based facility quarantine of Nay Pyi Taw Council for 21 days
(3) Those who come to Nay Pyi Taw with invitation letter, despite living in the townships with stay-at-home order due to positive cases, for doing works with Union-level organizations and ministries, would be allowed entering Nay Pyi Taw only when they are not tested suspected symptoms at the checkpoints.
(4) Despite living in the townships with stay-at-home order, foreign diplomats and employees of the UN agencies and the INGOs will need to show approvals for works with relevant ministries for entering Nay Pyi Taw only if they have no suspected symptoms in medical tests at the checkpoints.
(5) Staff members of organizations and companies which have been allowed for works outside the respective townships with stay-at-home order need to show approvals of relevant ministries for entering Nay Pyi Taw only if they have no suspected symptoms in medical tests at the checkpoints.
(6) Those who come to Nay Pyi Taw from the township with no infection despite its Region/State with positive case, and those who come from Region/State with no positive case to Nay Pyi Taw would be allowed for entering Nay Pyi Taw only if they have no suspected symptoms in medical tests at the checkpoints.
(7) Those with suspected symptoms will be taken to a hospital for medical treatment.

(b) For residents in Nay Pyi Taw
(1) Evidence on visited areas of Regions/States must be shown on their return to Nay Pyi Taw
(2) Those who failed to show evidence on the visited areas and who refused to show it, or concrete evidence on the return from the areas with stay-at- home order must stay at the community based facility quarantine for 21 days.
(3) Those who returned from the area with no confirmed cases, but its Region/State with infection, and those who returned from Region/State with no infection, must be allowed for entering Nay Pyi Taw agree for medical tests only if they have no suspected symptoms in medical tests at the checkpoints.
(4) Those with suspected symptoms will be taken to a hospital for medical treatment.

3. People need to follow this announcement. Those who make false statements on the address and the visited area and refuse for inspection will be filed under the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases Law.
4. This announcement will be implemented commencing 30 April 2020, and it will be restored until it is substituted with another one.

Dr Myo Aung
Chairman of Nay Pyi Taw Council
(Unofficial Translation)

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