17 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Myanmar, 224 cases in total

YANGON (XINHUA) – Myanmar reported 17 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 yesterday morning, bringing the number of infection to 224 in total, said a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.

The newly confirmed cases are those who were under quarantine after their recent arrival from India.

Of them, two people are from Mandalay region while the rest are from Yangon region.

According to the ministry’s release, a total of 130 patients have recovered and six deaths were reported so far.

A vendor waits for customers at her seafood shop in a street market in Yangon. PHOTO: AFP