‘‘Don’t let your guard down just because COVID has been quiet for one or two days: State Counsellor”
State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi wrote on her Facebook page yesterday that we should not let our guard down just because COVID has been quiet for one or two days and that the situation when we could all feel secure was still far off. She also added that we should all strictly follow the instructions contained in the educational directives. This was what she wrote:
It is now two weeks since we issued “stay at home” orders for some townships in the Yangon Region. During this time, there were also some additional townships where “stay at home” orders had to be issued. We will have to make a decision what should be done in the future based on the results of this programme.
Although we could say that COVID is something we have not encountered before, all of us have encountered problems before. The main thing we need in solving problems is to be able to assess the situation correctly. That’s the element of wisdom.
During the course of this month, we have seen the progress of our understanding and knowledge in the areas of health and economics relating to COVID. All that is needed from us is to have the ability to learn fast. Please strictly follow COVID instructions. Don’t let down your guard just because COVID has been quiet for the past one or two days. The situation when we can all feel secure is still far off.
“Protect and practice to perfection with intense mindfulness”.(This time I’m trying not to use Pali).
(Translated by Kyaw Myaing)