Myanmar’s Free Funeral Service Founder hit by COVID-19

Yangon – The founder of one of Myanmar’s prominent social welfare organizations, the Free Funeral Service Society (FFSS), has tested positive for coronavirus along with two other members on Wednesday after having contact with known COVID-19 patients, according to the society.

The society said its founder U Kyaw Thu, 60, an Academy Award-winning actor, and six of his colleagues had been isolating at home for five days after a male staff member tested positive for COVID-19 last week.