YANGON, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar's Foreign Affairs Ministry on Monday further extended entry restrictions for travelers until Nov. 30.
The suspension will be applied to the entry of all travelers, the issuance of all types of visas and visa exemptions services until the end of this month.
According to a release by the Ministry of Health on Monday, Myanmar reported 877 new positive cases with 17 more deaths in the past 24 hours.
The number of COVID-19 infections has increased to 500,950 while the death toll reached 18,714 as of Monday.
A total of 469,218 patients have been discharged from hospitals, and over 4.88 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far.
Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 cases on March 23 last year. Enditem