Myanmar reports 11 more Covid-19 infections


YANGON (Xinhua): Myanmar reported 11 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country to 613,238, according to the Ministry of Health on Tuesday (May 24).

The ministry said health authorities tested 6,553 people for Covid-19 during the day, and the daily positivity rate was 0.17 per cent.

The death toll from Covid-19 in the country remained unchanged at 19,434 with no new deaths confirmed, the ministry's figures showed.

The total number of recoveries in the country reached 592,221 on Tuesday, as 32 more patients newly recovered in the past 24 hours.

The South-East Asian country detected its first Covid-19 cases in March 2020.

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