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Yangon in lockdown as Covid-19 infections soar ahead of Myanmar elections in Nov

Several parties are calling for vote to be postponed due to resurgence in cases

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Myanmar locked down most of Yangon province, home to its largest city, for two weeks to contain a record surge in coronavirus infections ahead of the general elections scheduled for November.

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MYANMAR locked down most of Yangon province, home to its largest city, for two weeks to contain a record surge in coronavirus infections ahead of the general elections scheduled for November.

The strict stay-at-home order from Monday bars more than one member of a family...

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