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Over 24 mln fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Myanmar

May 09, 2022

Yangon (Myanmar), May 9: Over 24 million people in Myanmar have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 until Saturday, and more than 6.8 million others have received their first jabs, according to the ministry of health on Sunday.
The ministry's figures showed more than 1.5 million people in Myanmar received COVID-19 booster shots as of Saturday.
Myanmar reported four new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country to 613,053.
The country's health ministry said 8,135 lab samples were tested on Sunday, and the daily positivity rate is 0.05 percent.
The number of total deaths from COVID-19 in the country remains unchanged at 19,434 on Sunday, the ministry said.
Another 17 patients have been discharged from hospitals on Sunday, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 591,964.
Myanmar detected its first COVID-19 cases in March 2020.
Source: Xinhua