Myanmar reports highest Covid numbers since coup as concerns over health system grow

Posted by on June 21, 2021 2:09 am
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State hospitals are barely functioning as humanitarian crisis unfolds across the country

Myanmar has reported what is believed to be its highest daily increase in Covid cases since the February coup, as concerns grow over the country’s collapsed health system and the junta’s continued crackdown on medics.

Myanmar’s Covid response was plunged into chaos when the military seized power on 1 February, detaining the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

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