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Myanmar reports 161 new COVID-19 cases

11 Jun 2021, 02:18 GMT+10

YANGON, June 10 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 161 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total cases in the country to 144,876, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.

Four more deaths were reported on Thursday, taking the death toll to 3,237 in the country, the release said.

According to the ministry's figures, a total of 132,690 patients have been discharged from the hospitals and over 2.63 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far, including 2,347 samples tested on Thursday.

Myanmar detected its first two positive cases of COVID-19 on March 23 last year.

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