Myanmar reports 1,702 new Covid-19 cases, 57 more deaths

YANGON (Xinhua): Myanmar reported 1,702 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 446,573 in the country on Sunday (Sept 19), according to a release from the Ministry of Health.

The death toll has increased to 17,073 on Sunday after 57 more deaths were reported, the release said.

According to the ministry's figures, a total of 398,220 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 4.11 million samples have been tested for Covid-19 so far.

Over 3.47 million people had been fully vaccinated nationwide, while over 2.05 million people had received the first jabs of Covid-19 vaccines as of Saturday, the release said.

The first two Covid-19 positive cases were detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Myanmar , covid , 19 , cases


Next In Aseanplus News

Hanoi to open Covid-19 vaccination for children above three as Vietnam reports 3,034 new cases on Tuesday (Oct 19)
Philippines daily infections goes below 5,000 as country logs 4,496 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (Oct 19)
China opens VPN services to foreign investment in Beijing
United States raises Covid-19 travel alert for Singapore to highest risk level
Indonesia's Jokowi urges developed countries to commit to climate funding goals
Thailand gears up vaccination roll-out ahead of planned reopening
Philippines: Eight-week oil price hikes hammer Filipinos still being battered by Covid-19
Vietnam PM praises frontline medical workers for sacrifice in the fight against Covid-19
Myanmar anti-junta protesters reunited with families in junta amnesty
Singapore regulator takes special measures to clinch energy security

Others Also Read