COVID-19 cases rise to 155 in Myanmar

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-03 23:34:41|Editor: huaxia

YANGON, May 3 (Xinhua) -- The total number of COVID-19 infections in Myanmar has risen to 155, with four more confirmed cases reported on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports.

Of the newly confirmed cases, all patients are from Yangon region with no travel history in the past 14 days, but three of them were in close contact with previously confirmed patients.

According to the ministry, 43 patients have recovered from the disease and 29 patients of them have been discharged from the hospital so far.

Of the total confirmed patients, two patients were being treated at the intensive care unit (ICU) while the rest of patients were in good condition, the ministry added.

Myanmar has reported six deaths of COVID-19 disease as of Sunday since the infectious disease was first detected in the country on March 23. Enditem