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Myanmar reports 300 new COVID-19 cases

Xinhua
24 Sep 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

YANGON, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 300 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 620,744, according to the Ministry of Health on Friday.

It said the health authorities tested 11,495 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 2.61 percent.

The death toll from COVID-19 in the country reached 19,453 on Friday after one more death was reported in the past 24 hours, the ministry said.

The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country stood at 596,506, including 226 new recoveries on Friday.

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

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