YANGON, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar reported 19 new COVID-19 infections and one more death in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Sports on Thursday.
The number of COVID-19 positive cases rose to 141,709 and its death toll increased to 3,193 on Thursday.
The number of samples tested for COVID-19 decreased to 889 on Thursday, down from around 10,000 samples tested daily in first week of this month.
A total of 131,171 recovered patients have been discharged from hospitals so far.
COVID-19 was first detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year. Enditem