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Myanmar records 2,926 COVID-19 deaths

16 Jan 2021, 03:37 GMT+10

Yangon [Myanmar], January 15 (ANI/Xinhua): Myanmar's COVID-19 death toll rose to 2,926 after 14 new deaths were reported, according to a release from the Health and Sports Ministry on Friday.

Myanmar recorded 513 new COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 133,378, the release said.

A total of 116,610 patients have been discharged from hospitals as of Friday.The daily virus test positivity rate stands at 2.3 percent, remaining under 5 percent since Dec. 18.

Over 2.09 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 since the first infection was detected in Myanmar on March 23 last year. (ANI/Xinhua)

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