Yangon [Myanmar], November 7 (app for watching live cricket match/Xinhua): The number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar rose to 506,816 on Sunday after 818 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
The release said 17 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 18,821 in the country as of Sunday.
A total of 4,78,233 patients have been discharged from hospitals and over 5 million samples have been tested for COVID-19 so far.
Over 8.24 million people have been fully vaccinated nationwide, while over 5.65 million people have received the first jabs of COVID-19 vaccines as of Saturday, the release said.
Myanmar detected its first two COVID-19 cases on March 23 last year. (app for watching live cricket match/Xinhua)