Sat, 21 May 2022

YANGON, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 123 new COVID-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 1.60 percent in the past 24 hours, a release from the health ministry showed Sunday.

The number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 533,144. The death toll has reached 19,302 after one more death was reported, the release said.

A total of 511,211 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 6.2 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far.

Over 17.5 million people have been fully vaccinated as of Saturday, the ministry's data showed.

Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 positive cases on March 23, 2020.

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