ANKARA

A UN staff member in Myanmar tested positive for coronavirus on Friday.

A statement released by UN’s Myanmar office said that the staff member had returned from Switzerland and was in self-quarantine.

“As the staff member began to experience symptoms consistent with COVID-19, the staff member was taken to and isolated in a designated public hospital where the test was taken,” the statement said.

Expressing its “appreciation” to Myanmar government for “its support”, the statement said: “The United Nations is fully committed to supporting national efforts to prevent the spread of the virus in Myanmar and to strengthening the national capacity to

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