53 new COVID-19 cases reported in Myanmar, 1,111 in total

YANGON, Sept. 3– Myanmar reported 53 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday night, bringing the number of infections to 1,111, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry. Of them, 30 infected patients are from Rakhine state and the rest are from Yangon, Mandalay regions, Mon and Shan states, respectively. Myanmar reported its first two positive cases of…

YANGON, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Myanmar reported 53 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday night, bringing the number of infections to 1,111, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.

The newly laboratory confirmed cases include four returnees from abroad while the rest are reported as local transmissions.

Of them, 30 infected patients are from Rakhine state and the rest are from Yangon, Mandalay regions, Mon and Shan states, respectively.

As of Thursday night, a total of 164,266 samples were tested for COVID-19 at Myanmar’s laboratories and there are 7,685 patients under investigation at present, the ministry’s figures showed.

The death toll of the infectious disease stands at six in the country and 359 patients have recovered from the disease.

Myanmar reported its first two positive cases of COVID-19 on March 23. Enditem

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