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Myanmar reports first COVID-19 death; man had 4-day layover in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A Myanmar national who had a four-day layover in Singapore on his way home from Australia has died from COVID-19, Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports spokesperson Dr Khin Khin Gyi said on Tuesday (Mar 31).

The 69-year-old man, who died at about 7.30am on Tuesday at Way Bar Gyi hospital in Yangon, is the first person in Myanmar to die from the disease.

Advertisement Advertisement According to the ministry, the man arrived in Myanmar on Mar 14 after flying home from Australia,

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