YANGON, Myanmar 

The Myanmar government extended a ban on all international flights into the country’s airports Saturday to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.

“We have extended the ban of incoming flights until April 30,” said State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi on Facebook of the restriction that initially ran from March 29 – April 13.

The Department of Civil Aviation said the measure will not apply to relief, cargo, medical evacuation and specially-approved flights.

Suu Kyi also said a quarantine for returning migrants from abroad was increased “to 21 days to make sure we detect the symptom for those

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