YANGON, April 29 (Xinhua) -- The total number of COVID-19 infections in Myanmar has risen to 149, with three more confirmed cases reported late Tuesday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.
All the newly confirmed cases are from Yangon region and were under quarantine as they were in close contact with previously confirmed cases.
According to the ministry's release, 16 patients have recovered from the disease so far.
Myanmar has reported five deaths of COVID-19 as of Tuesday since the infectious disease was first detected in the country on March 23. Enditem