Thu, 28 Oct 2021

YANGON, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 1,818 new COVID-19 infections with 64 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

The total number of COVID-19 positive cases has increased to 451,663 while its death toll was recorded at 17,266 so far.

The release said that 404,479 patients have been discharged from hospitals as of Wednesday.

According to the ministry's figures, over 3.58 million people have been fully vaccinated across the country, while over 2.57 million people have received the first jabs of COVID-19 vaccines as of Tuesday.

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

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