Four new deaths from the coronavirus epidemic were reported on Sunday, bringing the Covid-19 related death toll to 3,262 in the Asian country, the release said.
The official data showed that a total of 133,606 recovered patients were discharged from hospitals, and over 2.67 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far in the country, including 3,431 samples tested on Sunday.
The daily Covid-19 cases increased to around 100 since late May and the ministry has recently issued a stay-at-home order in eight townships that have recorded high infection rates in efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Myanmar reported its first two positive cases of Covid-19 on March 23 last year.
Myanmar's Ministry of Health and Sports imposed a stay-at-home order in Letpadan township, Bago region, state-run media has reported.
The stay-at-home order will be in effect starting Saturday as the township has recently seen a rise in Covid-19 test positivity rate.
According to the ministry's release on Friday, Myanmar reported 301 new Covid-19 infections with one more death in the past 24 hours.
The Covid-19 cases rose to 147,069 while its death toll was recorded at 3,251 on Friday, the release said.
A total of 133,452 recovered patients have been discharged from hospitals so far. - Xinhua