Myanmar's COVID-19 cases surpass 80,000, 1,765 deaths in total

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-23 22:59:09|Editor: huaxia

YANGON, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- The total number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar has increased to 80,505 as of Monday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports, with 1,259 more infections.

The death toll of COVID-19 reached 1,765 with 26 newly reported deaths on Monday in the country, the release said, and 59,888 patients have been discharged from the hospitals.

A total of 1,037,450 samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far.

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