YANGON, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry on Friday announced the extension of temporary entry restrictions for all travellers until March 31 to continue curbing the spread of the virus.
The extension will also be applied to temporary suspension of all types of visas including social visit visas and visa exemption services, the ministry's announcement said.
The Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for COVID-19 also issued an announcement of extending the period of preventive measures against the COVID-19 until March 31.
The announcement said that the extension will be applied to all orders, announcements, directive previously issued by the respective union level government organizations and ministries, as part of preventive measures to contain the spread of the disease.
According to a release of the Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar reported 34 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the tally to 141,875 and its death toll was recorded at 3,198 on Friday. Enditem