COVID-19 Cases Surpass 400,000 In Myanmar

The number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar increased to 402,640 yesterday, after 3,358 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.

A total of 101 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 15,490 in the country, as of yesterday, the release said.

According to the ministry’s figures, a total of 353,811 patients have been discharged from hospitals, and over 3.65 million samples have been tested for COVID-19, so far.

Over 2.1 million people have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as of Tuesday.

Myanmar detected 15 cases of Delta variant in the country, after samples were tested on Aug 28, the ministry’s recent release said.

The Chinese Embassy in Myanmar, on Tuesday, donated 500 oxygen concentrators to the Ministry of Health, according to the embassy’s release yesterday.

Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 cases on Mar 23, last year.–

Source: NAM News Network