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COVID-19 death toll rises to 3,239 in Myanmar

Xinhua
12 Jun 2021, 02:05 GMT+10

YANGON, June 11 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 death toll rose to 3,239 in Myanmar after two new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry on Friday.

The release said that 188 new COVID-19 infections were reported after 2,781 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 145,064 so far.

The number of recoveries increased to 132,765 on Friday.

COVID-19 was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year.

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