Myanmar records 527 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 517,922

The number of COVID-19 infections has risen to 517,922 in Myanmar on Sunday as 527 new cases were detected in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.


ANI | Naypyidaw | Updated: 21-11-2021 23:09 IST | Created: 21-11-2021 23:09 IST
Myanmar records 527 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 517,922
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Naypyidaw [Myanmar], November 21 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of COVID-19 infections has risen to 517,922 in Myanmar on Sunday as 527 new cases were detected in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health. Meanwhile, 14 more deaths were reported, raising the death toll to 19,025. The daily positivity rate is 2.55 percent, the release said.

A total of 490,913 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 5.37 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far. Another 1 million doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine donated by China arrived in Myanmar's Yangon on Sunday, according to a release from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar.

Over 10.4 million people have been fully vaccinated nationwide, while over 4.91 million people have received the first jabs of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday, according to the ministry.Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 positive cases on March 23 last year. (ANI/Xinhua)

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