Myanmar's COVID-19 cases increase to 79,246, 1,739 deaths in total

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-22 21:58:12|Editor: huaxia

YANGON, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The total number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar has increased to 79,246 as of Sunday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports.

A total of 1,398 more COVID-19 confirmed cases were reported in the country.

The death toll of COVID-19 reached 1,739 with 17 newly reported deaths on Sunday in the country, the release said.

According to the ministry's figures, 58,758 patients have been discharged from the hospitals so far.

A total of 1,019,238 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far, the ministry's figures said.

Myanmar reported its first two positive cases of COVID-19 on March 23. Enditem