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Psychological status, economic and educational conditions in the period of COVID-19 Pandemic in Yangon, Myanmar

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, East Yangon University, Myanmar
  • 2Department of History, Mawlamyine University, Myanmar
  • 3School of Environment, Northeast Normal University, China
  • 4Department of Zoology, East Yangon University, Myanmar
  • 5Department of Zoology, East Yangon University, Myanmar
  • 6Department of Zoology, East Yangon University, Myanmar
  • 7Department of Myanmar, University of Distance Education, Myanmar

Int. Res. J. Medical Sci., Volume 10, Issue (1), Pages 1-7, February,28 (2022)


COVID-19 pandemic is dreadful and a lot spreading rates in Yangon, Myanmar. COVID-19 pandemic was first reported by official in Wuhan City, China, in December 2019 and only on 23rd March, 2020, two COVID-19 patients were found in Yangon, the second Capital City of Myanmar. Yangon was the first place that found COVID-19 patients and became the most COVID-19 patients in Myanmar and also Yangon have the most population of migrant workers and then a lot of job opportunities for youths of Myanmar. The educational level of Yangon is the best in Myanmar. During COVID-19 periods, even some private schools and some Universities of Yangon have online teaching system, students and their parents don’t like online teaching system and most students want to study physically and some students of private schools left the schools. So, private teachers neither were fired job nor got their salaries since 30th June. Except office servants of some companies related to commodity and technology, other migrant workers faced with releasing their salaries and allowances including work overtime and their apartments. 50 percentage of migrant workers lose their jobs and 75 percentage of population of Yangon felt depression in Myanmar. In Yangon, public psychological status, economy and education suffered in high percentage while COVID-19 period.


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