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Myanmar reports 20 more COVID-19 cases

Xinhua
28 May 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

YANGON, May 27 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country to 613,280 on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health.

The ministry said health authorities tested 8,921 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 0.22 percent.

The death toll from COVID-19 in the country remained unchanged at 19,434 as no new deaths were confirmed in the past 24 hours, the ministry's figures showed.

The total number of patients who recovered from COVID-19 in the country reached 592,261 on Friday, with 17 more patients newly recovered in the past 24 hours, the ministry's figures showed.

The Southeast Asian country detected its first COVID-19 cases in March 2020.

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