Thu, 28 Oct 2021

YANGON, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar on Monday reported 1,197 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, with a daily test positivity rate of 7.3 percent in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 479,848.

The Ministry of Health said in a release that with 28 more deaths recorded from the pandemic nationwide, the coronavirus death toll has risen to 18,162.

According to the ministry, the total number of recoveries from COVID-19 stands currently at 432,457 in the Asian country, and over 4.52 million samples have so far been tested for COVID-19.

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

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