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Myanmar reports 15 new COVID-19 cases

09 Aug 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

YANGON, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 614,213 on Monday, according to the Ministry of Health.

The health ministry said it tested 6,304 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 0.24 percent.

It added that the death toll from COVID-19 in the country remained unchanged at 19,434 with no new deaths reported.

The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country has risen to 593,018, including 20 new recoveries reported on Monday.

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

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