Myanmar reports 132 new COVID-19 cases
People's Daily Online
(Xinhua) 13:31, October 29, 2022
YANGON, Oct. 28 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar confirmed 132 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 631,367, according to the Ministry of Health on Friday.
The ministry said in a statement that health authorities tested 10,059 people for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, and the daily positivity rate was 1.31 percent.
The death toll from COVID-19 in the country reached 19,481 on Friday as one new death was reported in the past 24 hours, the ministry said.
The total number of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in the country reached 605,349, including 198 new recoveries on Friday.
The Southeast Asian country detected its first COVID-19 cases in March 2020.
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