Myanmar Logs 237 New COVID-19 Cases, No Deaths For Five Consecutive Days

YANGON, Myanmar reported no daily deaths from COVID-19 for five consecutive days, according to a release from the Ministry of Health, yesterday.

The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has increased to 534,908, after 237 new cases were confirmed, with a daily positivity rate of 2.2 percent reported in the past 24 hours, the release said.

Another 158 patients have been discharged from hospitals, bringing the number of recoveries to 512,900.

According to the ministry’s statement yesterday, the country confirmed 72 new locally transmitted Omicron cases, pushing the tally to 283 cases in total.

Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 positive cases in Mar, 2020.

Source: Nam News Network