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COVID-19 cases increase to 436,527 in Myanmar

15 Sep 2021, 02:05 GMT+10

YANGON, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) -- The number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar increased to 436,527 on Tuesday after 2,421 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.

An additional 76 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 16,693 in the country as of Tuesday, the release said.

A total of 385,870 patients have been discharged from hospitals, and over 4 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far, according to the ministry's figures.

The first two COVID-19 cases were detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year.

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