Myanmar reports 73 new COVID-19 cases

YANGON (Xinhua) – Myanmar reported 73 new COVID-19 cases with six more deaths yesterday morning, said a release from the Health and Sports Ministry.

With the newly confirmed cases, the number of the infections rose to 3,894 in the country so far.

Six more COVID-19 patients, which include a 13-year-old child, with underlying diseases recently died of acute respiratory failure, bringing the death toll to 46, the ministry’s release said.

Myanmar confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 23 and first death on March 31. Meanwhile, a total of 908 patients have recovered from the disease.